Archive for April, 2016


The Circle Of A Service Life

TheDiscipleMD One of the advantages of living in the same area for many years is seeing “the circle of a service life”. As a young father of five children I had heavy demands on my time. Between tying to gain an education, making a living and serving in the church, every moment of my time […]


Another Look At His ‘Grace’

TheDiscipleMD I first remember seeing it on the kitchen wall of my parents’ farmhouse in the early eighties. I don’t know what it was about that particular painting that captured my attention. Perhaps it was the discouraged look on the old man’s face. His white head bowed down in disappointment at the bowl of gruel […]


God Will Wipe Away The Tears!

TheDiscipleMD Many years ago I was lying on the operating table for an injury I had sustained while playing softball. The anesthesiologist looked down at me and said,”Start counting down, beginning at 100!” I started, 100, 99, 98…” That’s all I remember. Next thing I know, hours had passed and I found myself on a […]

Rich Young Man and Christ

A Nameless Legacy

TheDiscipleMD Perhaps you have never heard of him. He was one of the original followers of one Jesus of Nazareth. However, you might remember his story, as recorded in the gospel of Matthew, Mark and Luke. “And , behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do. that I […]

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