In Dale's Words

Subscribe
Filter Blog Posts
thumb

Where's the Belief?

You probably won’t remember Clara Peller by name, but anyone born before 1980 will certainly remember her for what she had to say. The silver-haired, four-foot, eleven-inch octogenarian… Read more

thumb

Under Pressure

James 1:2-4 … Read more

thumb

The Home Life

I enjoyed our recent exploration into what we can learn about how Jesus was raised through the norms of daily family life. What we have of the childhood of Jesus is very small indeed, and we are… Read more

thumb

Seven Signs

What do you consider to be miraculous? Have you ever seen a miracle? Could you trust someone who told you they saw one? The presentation of Jesus in the Gospel of John is unequalled. For some, the… Read more

thumb

S is for Shepard. And Sheep.

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. … Read more

thumb

The Family of Families

The people responded, "In view of all this, we are making a solemn promise and putting it in writing. On this sealed document are the names of our leaders and Levites and priests." … Read more

thumb

Take the Assessment

How often do you take a self-examination? That’s a daunting question isn’t it? I’m not talking about a physical examination, but rather a spiritual one. And the truth is, the best… Read more

thumb

The Care of Souls

One of the benefits of being a kid is the prerogative of exploration. Cookie jars, bedroom drawers, photo albums, it doesn’t matter to a kid, everything that might hold something is worth an… Read more

thumb

A Sympathetic Savior

This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. … Read more

thumb

Just Between Us

After probing and looking more deeply into Psalm 96, you should be confident that the message of this song describes the personal and missional aspects of worship. From our perspective, worship is… Read more

thumb

Just Great!

Colossians 1:15-16 … Read more

thumb

They're Playing Our Song

One of my favorite pictures that my mother keeps in our “Family Album’ is of me, not more than three years old, dancing on top of a walnut stereo that was prominently displayed in our… Read more

thumb

Incarnacion

So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son. … Read more

thumb

Until He Appeared

O Holy night. The stars are shining brightly. It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth. … Read more

thumb

Christmas from Christ's Perspective

Hopefully by now you have been able to process the coming celebration of Jesus’ birth from the perspective of the John the Apostle. What we have in his first 18 verses are gloriously… Read more