Monthly Archives: September 2007

3:10 TO YUMA: A Tale of Two Sons

For three days young Ben Wade sat in a train station, reading the Bible his mother gave him, before he realized she wasn’t coming back. For three days, men ride from Bisbee to Contention, Arizona to deliver their prisoner, Ben Wade, to the 3:10 train to Yuma, where he will die by hanging. “He was […]

Meditation on Luke 15:1-10 – Bates College Chapel – 9/16/07

My first thought after reading the scripture was to recall getting lost while driving between Grand Rapids, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois this summer. On the drive, I learned that there are two signs you are lost:  1) absolute confidence that you are going the right way and hence are not lost, and  2) the subsequent […]