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
In 1967 the Beatles released the song “Love Is All You Need”, which contained the now familiar lyrics “All you need is love, all you need is love, All you need is love, love, love is all you need”. As hopeful as those lyrics are, I don’t think that the writers, Paul Mccartney and John Lennon understood, […]Read More Love Is All You Need
“they can be steps… not up, but away”Read More Step By Step
I read a commentary recently regarding ISIS, the recent attacks in Paris, and San Bernardino, CA. The author drew a moral equivalent between what he referred to as radical Muslims and radical Christians, referencing the KKK and abortion clinic bombers as radical Christians along side the likes of the jihadists. Though he condemned acts of violence from both […]Read More Who is the radical after all?
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
One of the common misconceptions regarding the identity of “who is a Christian” is the belief that being Christian is about what you do. Many people believe that select good works outweigh bad behavior, and that God is looking for those good works to consider one worthy for heaven, or His favor. It’s true that the bible […]Read More Christian Myths: Who Is And Who Is Not A Christian
I watched the movie “Live, Die, Repeat” recently, and was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. It’s kind a like a military, sci-fi version of “Groundhogs Day” but with a lot fewer laughs and a lot more action. It got me thinking… in light of the New Year, about all the events of the […]Read More 2014 Retrospective