Author Archives: davepersons

About davepersons

Retired minister who writes, speaks, sings, hikes, golfs, climbs mountains, etc.

KNOWING GOD

  Can we ever really know God?  Like a friend, or even a lover?  Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have and enjoy such a relationship?  I think it is possible and also one of the best things we can enjoy … Continue reading

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Seeing God

“The world will see me no more, but you will see me….”  John 14:19 Do you often feel lonely?  Perhaps that’s an understatement!  Most do, but we need not, at least for too long.  Studies show Americans are lonely, 300 … Continue reading

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When God Sleeps

“If you had been here, my brother would not have died!”   John 11:32, RSV Anxiety and depression are common diseases in America.  About 7 percent of us, of all ages, suffer depression in our country.  Maybe more since the election … Continue reading

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Conscious Prayer

“As people think in the heart, so are they….”  Proverbs 23:7             Everyone prays, whether they realize it or not.  Healthy people pray, sick people pray, parents pray, children pray, race car drivers pray, atheists pray, and certainly, politicians pray!  … Continue reading

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Eternal Hope in a Hopeless World

Keeping a positive attitude these days may be as difficult as a harsh winter.  Listening to news makes us worry and often feel as fearful as a small child without her parents.  Our country certainly experienced a different kind of … Continue reading

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How Jesus Saves

One of the first expressions I remember in my early church years was, “Jesus Saves.”  There was even a song sung called, “Jesus Saves!” “We have heard the joyful sound: Jesus saves! Jesus saves! Spread the tidings all around: Jesus … Continue reading

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Finding Jesus Again

New studies are revealing a Jesus figure who was lost or “stolen” in later centuries., Continue reading

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