Changing Seasons

I have lived in Minnesota all my life and will confirm the truth of the statement that this state is the “theater of seasons.”  The changing face of the Minnesota landscape ranges from the lush, warm greens of summer to the white, beautiful barrenness of winter. ...

God’s Worth, Your Worth

In my book “The Isaiah Encounter: Living an Everyday Life of Worship” I pointed out that the origin of the word “worship” is an old English word whose modern day equivalent is “worth-ship.”   Out of love God created worship as the way we can personally encounter Him...

Opportunity Cost

One of the classes I took while in college was microeconomics.  I know many people who would criticize me for stirring up bad memories of “the class that must not be mentioned” from their college days.  I actually learned a lot from this class, including one economic...

Season of Light

This week I have included a song I wrote and recorded entitled “Season of Light” to accompany my blog post. http://chrisatkins.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/01-Season-of-Light-2.mp3 In the winter months, many people experience a mood depression called Seasonal...