Tuck’s Blog

Peace in Our Time

In September 1938, Hitler was preparing his war machine to invade Czechoslovakia while Britain and France were committed to protecting Czech sovereignty. War seemed inevitable, but Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister, flew to Berlin for peace negotiations. The fear of coming war caused Chamberlain to cave in, and on September 21, 1938, the ambassadors…

Outside the Camp

The most imposing sight you will see driving down the Outer Banks of North Carolina is the Wright Brother’s memorial in Kitty Hawk. The monument is dedicated to Orville and Wilbur Wright, the two men who launched the modern age of flight. But if you would have read about the Wright’s in the papers of…

Power for Today

If there is one part of our summer-long study of Hebrews that most of us can relate to, it is that part about “feeble arms and weak knees” (Heb. 12:12).  There are times when we feel overwhelmed, worn down and worn out by the world we live in. Why does Paul say things like, “Let…

Are We Paying Attention?

I watched pictures this morning of the aftermath of the ISIS terror attack that saw a van driven through crowded streets in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain leaving more than a dozen people dead. It was hard not to flash back to just a week ago to nearby Charlottesville and a similar scene of a similar…