This is the manuscript from Sunday night at Washington Heights Church. The pastor (Charlie James) asked me to... "Just preach Jesus." “One Greater Is Here” In being asked to deliver this message I feel like the seminary student who was asked on his first test: “Briefly describe God & give two examples…” In one way it is easy to preach Jesus, but in another it is impossible… as Read more [...]
Question: Are you 100%, absolutely, without any doubt whatsoever SURE that everything your preacher or Sunday School teacher says IS TRUE? I didn't ask if you disagreed with what they say or didn't like what they say, I asked if it was TRUE! This post was motivated by THIS POST of mine. When my kids were growing up, my wife and I checked their rooms, email accounts, pockets, and cars periodically. Read more [...]
It is written in Jeremiah 29:11, "For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for wholeness and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." Enter numerous preachers and consequently multiple (well meaning) Christian friends. They will all tell you God is getting you ready for a blessing. That your future days will be prosperous with health, wealth, and restoration. You just Read more [...]

You Will Never See This

February 17, 2015 — 1 Comment
Below are two paintings... masterpieces. One is by Georges Seurat (A Sunday Afternoon on LaGrand Jatte), the other is by Rembrandt (Night Watch). You will never see these two paintings displayed at the same time, side by side, even though the same museum is in possession of both works of art. Click HERE for resource for this post... {Am investigating validity of the website's declaration... there Read more [...]

For When You’re Down…

February 15, 2015 — 1 Comment
Radio program of February 15, 2015 God’s Peace My hope & prayer is that when you listen you are encouraged by God thru His Holy Spirit. Toward that end I want to get a little personal & practical. I want to tell you a little about my theology of hope & peace. I want to take you thru what I’ve found in Scripture that God uses to help me as I go thru life’s bumps, detours, trials, Read more [...]