Walker Wide Open, Part One

When the folks at Wikipedia came up with this definition of  “sculpture garden” – “several permanently sited works in durable materials in landscaped surroundings” – perhaps they had the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden in mind. When it opened in 1988, it was one of the first urban sculpture parks of its kind. After almost 30 years…

500 Years Verses 1600 Years

Armenia, a former Soviet republic located between Europe and Asia, embraced Christianity enthusiastically about 1600 years ago. It became the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as its official religion. There was just one problem. The Armenian language was only a spoken language; it had no written form. So a man by the…

2017 Ascension Day

There are many reasons why Jesus ascended into heaven and sat down that the right hand of God the Father almighty. He had finished his work on earth of redeeming us by his death on the cross and resurrection from the dead. He deserves all the glory and honor due to him for redeeming us…

Blind Lady Justice

Imagine if someone dressed like this showed up on your doorstep. Would you be intrigued? Would you want to know more? Would you wonder how in the world the person was walking around with a blindfold over their eyes? Chances are good that if you’ve ever been in a courtroom you’ve seen an image called…

More Precious Than Gold, Part Three

In the 32nd chapter of Exodus we read what happened when Moses spent 40 days and nights on Mount Sinai, receiving the law from God, while the people of Israel stayed at the foot of the mountain waiting. The people grew impatient and concluded that Moses had died. They came to Aaron, Moses’ brother, and…