Entries by Wayne Fowler

He Is There

Buffalo Bills football player Damar Hamlin suffered a heart attack during a game. Millions of TV viewers and stadium fans were shocked at the scene as emergency medical staff rushed […]


People are attracted to restoration stories. That explains the popular TV shows about old houses, junk (“collectible”) pickers, and pawn shops. They appeal to a human delight with recovering and […]

Dan Reeves

In the grand scheme of things, it was a small act of defiance.  A “first world problem” as some would say. But it speaks volumes about Dan Reeves. Reeves was […]

Best Days Ahead

I recently traveled to Boone, NC. As part of my activities there, I heard Irena Creek tell her story.  With an early childhood like hers, it was no small miracle […]

A Lighter Burden

What will the new year hold? One thing is for sure – it will be different than the past year. I don’t know about you, but I’d like to travel […]

The Nativity

Two figures, bundled against the stiff cold, shuffle past the streetlight. “Only college students go out on a night like this for coffee,” Joan said, glancing at her friend Kara. […]

True Light

We who never suffered blindness take sunsets, children’s faces, and everyday tasks for granted. Imagine living in darkness, then having the surgical bandages removed. William, a Liberian man, is a […]

Advent Vulnerability

The CDC issued a Level 2 Alert about a new outbreak of Ebola in Uganda. You may recall the Ebola plague of 2014 in Liberia. During that outbreak, Dr. Kent […]

Politics and Religion

I’m old enough to remember when politics was a season, returning from time to time to disabuse us of our comfortable obliviousness. Now, primary, general, and runoff elections link local, […]

Thanks for Everything

“In everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” (1 Thes. 5:18). The “Reader’s Digest” chronicles the stories of random people who shared a life-changing […]