Al Perkins’ accomplishments in rock, folk and country music and his virtuosity is legendary. He is less well known as a Bible-believing Christian who led many of bandmates to the Lord, including Richie Furay and Chris Hillman.
Meet Jack Crowley, President of Water Street Mission where he oversees its extensive operation, which includes food and shelter, health services, children and youth support, vocational support and most especially ministry. “We exist to advance the kingdom of God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and by doing rescue relief and ministry works of all kinds,” Jack shared with me. “It is about advancing the kingdom of God by loving people.”
Meet Chris Hillman, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Original Member of the Byrds and Humble Servant of Our Lord
Chris Hillman shares his faith journey, from a family tragedy at a young age through an early meeting with Christ then a turning away until a renewed commitment brought peace. On his struggles, he says, “The minute you profess your faith, the enemy jumps on you. He triples down his attack.”
Faith in the age of science
The words we use reveal the state of our mind. For those renewed in Christ, we must not fall into the trap of “world speak,” but speak the powerful word of truth.
Our modern-day anxieties are caused by misdirecting where our true fear should be – fear of acting outside the will of God — and following our own will, which inevitably leads us to sin against God.
“It is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret,” says Paul in his letter to the Ephesians. With that in mind, I will take care in what I write. The “sexual revolution” of the 1960s produced a culture radically different from that of a few...
In the post-World War II years, mass culture exploded as radio sent out new music created by artists tuned to teen-aged ears. What was popular in the late 1950s and early 1960s then became massively popular as the growing music industry kept inspiring young listeners...
My parents christened me Pamela Ruth Newton, named after my paternal grandmother Ruth Buffet Newton. As a girl, I didn’t much like my middle name. It sounded so old-fashioned, like my grandmother, and, well, so biblical, as it is. But now as a grandmother myself, I...