May I introduce you to Methuselah? Methuselah, the Judean date palm tree? He’s only thirteen years old. The thing is: we thought he didn’t exist. We thought he was extinct. I love this title of an article about Methuselah: “Extinct Tree Resurrected from Ancient Seeds is now a Dad.” Does that not grab your attention?
Author Archives: Paul Larson
The expression “King me!” is as worn as middle-aged memories of earlier days spent round a checker board. Yet, it is arresting and explosively current. Because, said this way, it is not the typical way in which we commonly use and hear the noun “king.” Here, “King me!” takes and twirls about something static; it
“Mrs. Larson’s Last Lesson” President Larson’s mother, Ruth, recently passed away. He was blessed to be able to share this message at the service, in which he not only remembers her life and her work as a teacher, but uses that work to illustrate our relationship to Christ. Blessed be the memory of Ruth Larson, and
JOHN 17:15-16 Jesus said, “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.” The young man with tousled hair had courteously stood to let Bee pass by to the window seat,
Girl being too short for attraction A common question among Christians is, “How can we accept God?” But the better question, the deeper question, is, “How can God accept me?” God answers that himself in Mark 10:14-16. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of
It was a gorgeous spring day at Coyote Hills Golf Course. My friend Darren and I had just reached the tee box for the 13th hole. We had stopped keeping score because we already had the score we liked! The score card said 70, the thermometer said 70. Leaning on our drivers while waiting for