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The Challenge of Christian Idealism

The Challenge of Christian Idealism

by Rev. Chris Surber Applied Christianity is the implementation of a child’s dream in a world with endless possibilities. Children imagine play and dream. They are unencumbered by the iron chains that this often cynical world places upon the softness of our dreaming. In Matthew 18:3, Jesus gives His disciples a paradigm principle. “Truly I […]

Early Snow Fall

Early Snow Fall

By Chris Surber The snow came unexpectedly early this year. The Christmas music was on the radio before I even had time to make Thanksgiving plans. While some scoffers complain about an early winter, I am taking my kids’ snow sledding while listening to “The Grinch” on the radio. I’m loving every minute of it! […]

Speaking God’s Language

By Pastor Chris Surber My life is all about ideas and communicating those ideas. Words. I make my living crafting words from ideas in an effort to build bridges of communication with other users of words. That is my life. While it may be obvious for a preacher, it is no less true of us […]

One Egg in the Carton

One Egg in the Carton

By Dr. Chris Surber The recipe called for just one egg. “No problem!” I thought. I had noticed a full carton of locally farmed eggs in the refrigerator earlier that day. I gathered all of my ingredients on the freshly cleaned countertop. I plugged in the power chord on my vintage thrift store bought a […]