A pastor was giving the children’s message during church. For this part of the service, he would gather all the children around him and give a brief lesson before dismissing them for children’s church. On this particular Sunday, he was using squirrels for an object lesson on industry and preparation. He started out by saying, […]Read More Anatomy Of A Murderer
I wanted to write something here about the rainbow. I logged into my WordPress account to write, only to be confronted yet again by a rainbow: Even WordPress is on board with the rainbow theme. I went to the Chase ATM the other day and was greeted by a rainbow and the reminder that “it’s […]Read More The Rainbow
Who is responsible for the current political situation the United States of America? Who is responsible when our elected officials lie, spin, and cover-up wrongdoing? Who is responsible to hold them accountable? Who is responsible for the current political situation in the church? Who is responsible when pastors and leaders in the church lie, spin, and […]Read More Voter Responsibility.
For years now, I have left my loaded gun in a safe. It’s been locked away, kept safely out of sight, but always at the ready. Lately, I’ve been searching the scriptures (after all, I am a christian), and I don’t find any passages that would lead me to believe that I need to keep […]Read More My Loaded Gun (relax, it’s a metaphor)
As America sifts through the emotions and thoughts about the recent tragedies in Newtown CT, Portland, OR, and Aurora, CO, there is a mad scramble to attempt to affix blame. We want answers, we want solutions, and we wants someone to take the blame –or do we? The President has stated, that he will use the […]Read More Taking Responsibility
Today I’m feeling like an old codger. Forgive me. I’ve been looking forward to seeing the latest Spielberg movie, “Lincoln.” I had commented while watching a preview a few days ago, that I anticipated that Hollyweird would mess with this American icon in some way, that’s what they do. Yesterday, I read this report from […]Read More Abe Lincoln, F-Bombs, & 1974
Last Sunday at C:A we talked about how Jesus rebuked the religious guys because they were not able to discern the signs of the times. I think the “signs of the times” is like reading headlines from news stories. If you were to collect all of the headlines of current news stories, how would that […]Read More Signs O’ The Times