Sunday, May 31 2020 - 11:21 AM

David B. Smith

writes from Southern California.

Sideways Eight

iBelieve: The New Earth | Study Guide: The New Earth Tonight Lisa and I drive to Pasadena to participate in our favorite December tradition: a …

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The New Earth

iBelieve: Forever in Jesus’ Healing Presence Why does God allow evil in our world? In almost every person’s heart — Christian and agnostic alike — …

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The Second Coming

iBelieve: Captain Phillips, You’re Safe Now | PDF Version If we believe in a God of infinite power and love, then how does this saga …

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Who is Michael?

This could be a smallish, trivial question—but it also has the potential to lead to dangerous and cultic thinking! Let’s begin with the verses which …

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I’m Retired

Dear God: My fellow employees gave me a huge homemade card, a travel coupon, and a hundred hugs . . . and now I’m retired. …

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Happy Days at Home

It was one of the cutest lines on the perennial sitcom hit, Happy Days. Every now and then, the avuncular dad, Tom Bosley, would be …

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Heaven for Calvin

If you follow the harum-scarum exploits of six-year-old Calvin in Bill Watterson’s cartoon strip, this kid is extremely difficult to please. A desperate dad, hoping …

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