A Good Time To Die

September 22, 2014 — 1 Comment
I've been thinking for a while about the day God has assigned for me to die. I'm not inclined to fight it... (Philosophical reflection would be appropriate here). I haven't gone crazy and don't send men with a white jacket just yet. Hear me out. One more thing... this is just for me and doesn't apply to anyone else! My thoughts about dying began many years ago, then last week I read an article Read more [...]
I've been reflecting and have come to the conclusion there is a specific problem for our culture, nation, politics, and churches. It is found in Jeremiah 6:13-15... For from the least to the greatest of them, everyone is greedy for unjust gain; and from prophet to priest, everyone deals falsely. 14 They have healed the wound of my people lightly, saying, 'Peace, peace,' when there is no peace. 15 Read more [...]

Warning: Pride…

September 17, 2014 — Leave a comment
Here is THE sin you probably don't know you struggle with. Consider this interchange between God and Cain found in Gen 4:6-7... "Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen? 7 If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it." Pride may be THE most pervasive and dangerous sin there is. Pride prevents Read more [...]

Personal Facebook Protest

September 15, 2014 — 1 Comment
When's the last time you wrote a letter... WROTE a letter... to a friend or family? When was the last time you visited personally... PERSONALLY, with friend or neighbor? Have you recently called someone JUST TO TALK TO THEM? Facebook and Twitter have/are destroying the old, time tested, interpersonal relationship thing. The fact is we are cocooning in our homes with our faces buried in a cell phone Read more [...]

RESIGN! Answer: NO!

September 12, 2014 — Leave a comment
This is for ministers being pressured to resign AND those who want them to resign... I am exhaustively tired of hearing people call for resignations when a leader makes a mistake or fails. It seems like people love being part of punishing those who fail. Mercy, grace, forgiveness, and restoration have largely been forgotten... especially in the church. Joe McKeever wrote an article worthy of Read more [...]