I love the way Paul opens and closes his letters to the churches in the New Testament. In the beginning of many of his letters, he addresses them as beloved, as saints, as those who are sanctified (made holy), as faithful brothers. It is with these greetings in mind that I write to each of you in this month's letter.
As we embark on another year, and possibly even ponder the past year (or past several years), many people begin to wax philosophical. We think about what could or should have been, or maybe what we hope will be.
At the end of this month, many of us will sit down to a plate full of way too much food, and thank the Lord for his provision over the past year. We may think about others who are much less fortunate than we are, and we may even do something about it. Maybe you are serving in a soup kitchen, donating to a food pantry, or even inviting someone to join you for Thanksgiving dinner.
Are you the type of person who looks forward, or backward? Maybe you do a little bit of both, or maybe you are a one-step-at-a-time person looking neither too far forward or too far back. That healthy balance can be really...
"No news is good news" or so the old saying goes. It turns out though, the majority of WIVH's listeners (as well as those of our sister station WRGN), don't agree with that statement. We appreciate all of you who have taken the time to respond to our survey over the past two months concerning the news that we carry on WIVH.
One of my favorite things about working in radio is the opportunity to do interviews . Whether it's interviewing a part of our listening family during Share-A-Thon, talking to someone about an event that is coming up, or interviewing an author about a recent book release, I enjoy asking questions that make people think.
"And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars..." (Matthew 24:6a). Does it feel to you like this first is happening right before our eyes? If so, would you believe me if I told you that's a good thing? Let's finish out the verse...