I'm thinking about sowing and reaping this morning, and how much the consequences of yesterday's transgressions is visited on today's innocents. Our need for the Savior's 'advocacy' is screaming in stark relief today as we think about the way forward, and the long neglected call to righteousness is begging for delivery. A couple of generations … Continue reading Untangling the Gordian Knot
I'm a humble pastor with a far more important message to communicate, so this doesn't come easily to me. At the risk of sounding presumptuous and with the goading of some of the precious folks I'm blessed to serve, I'm gonna chime in on the long national nightmare that is this presidential election. In a … Continue reading Reluctant Reflection on the Upcoming Election
Just a few questions on my mind this afternoon for my family (the Church).... 1. What if we stopped focussing so much on how much is given and instead focussed on how many are giving? 2. What if we not just go to bible study, but we study the bible and 'go'? 3. What if … Continue reading A Few Questions….
Feeling grateful this morning....grateful to have been shown mercy by my Savior and grateful to be a part of the Christian tribe known as the Church of God. It was a Church of God bus that picked me up every Sunday morning and took this nerdy little kid to a Church of God Sunday School. … Continue reading Why I Love the Church of God
On a lighter note....my LG super dyna-whopping smarty phone has an app that suggests a certain number of steps per day in order to maintain a modicum of fitness along with an inertial sensor that keeps track of my steps. My number is 6597 steps per day. Some days I make it easily, and other … Continue reading On a Lighter Note
How is it possible that with as many as twenty candidates running for the single most powerful office in the history of man that they are all caught up in the political Mobius loop of a calculating narcissist's manic machinations? A frustrated, unreflective electorate is vulnerable to the nihilitic impulse to slash and burn anything … Continue reading *warning* pent up political rant ahead!