Many suggest the following quote came from Puritan Richard Baxter: In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; and in all things, charity. In discussions I've had with doubters, one of the objections they bring up is why are there so many different denominations? They wonder why there are Methodists, Presbyterians, Charismatics, Lutherans, and Baptists. They query why there are different Read more [...]

Unintentional Sin

October 29, 2014 — Leave a comment
It is possible to sin against God, or sin against people, unintentionally. It is even possible to commit an egregious sin without meaning to. I did it myself recently. I won't go into detail about it, but rather suggest a few things related to unintentional sin. First consider the Scripture as found in Leviticus... (This is an important section of Scripture to read!) 4:1 And the Lord spoke to Moses, Read more [...]
We get used to going to the doctor or hospital... the doctor doing his thing... we get well and go home happy. But sometimes it doesn't work out that way. Sometimes there are bumps in the road. Sometimes everything doesn't turn out the way we expected. What we expect: Daughter is with child... 9 months later a healthy baby is born... they all come home a few days later... all is good! What happened: Read more [...]

My Little Girl Is A Mom!

October 24, 2014 — 3 Comments
Okay. Did the grandson thing on the last post, but there is a person that shines much more in my heart today. My daughter Amy... "G's" mom. The pregnancy has not been an easy one, yet she has been a trooper to say the least. Through discomfort, swelling, discomfort, not eating what you want, discomfort, hormones, discomfort, difficulty sleeping and oh... did I mention discomfort? Ames has been through Read more [...]
I am now a Grandfather and my wife is a Grandmother. Our first grandchild was born two days ago. He entered a world full of love and danger, blessing and uncertainty. Yet all his days are already written in a book in heaven. I will come back to that. Soon after his birth he was placed in NICU due to breathing problems (He began to "deteriorate" soon after birth), but now he is breathing on his own Read more [...]