JESUS WEPT!

It has been almost a full week since we all heard the news of the sudden, tragic death of Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 7 other souls, as a result of a helicopter crash.  By now we have seen or heard about countless tributes, and public displays showing how this calamity has affected people.  Prayers … Continue reading JESUS WEPT!

GROW UP!

The Plague of Adult Immaturity When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. 1 Cor 13:11 I read an article the other day in the Wall Street Journal in which the author … Continue reading GROW UP!

The Journey – Intentional Christianity

A young man named Andre went to church one Sunday and sat in the last row.  Things hadn’t been going well for him since his grandmother passed away a few weeks earlier.  After the choir sang a song, the preacher started talking, and Andre listened.  Before long something strange began to happen.  It seemed like … Continue reading The Journey – Intentional Christianity

Who Turned Out the Light?

There is an interesting dynamic playing out in the media and social media in our country right now.  Government leaders are proposing to slash financial support for all kinds of programs that everyday citizens have come to rely on.  News reports say that they plan to drastically decrease funding for things like feeding the elderly, … Continue reading Who Turned Out the Light?

An Experience With God, or,  just emotions

Today was an extraordinary day for me. It began at early church service where I thoroughly enjoyed the worship portion. Then one of my favorite speakers delivered a really good sermon. It was a solid word delivered with clarity, humor and, best of all, straight from the Bible. After church, I spent some time praying … Continue reading An Experience With God, or,  just emotions

A Political Statement

I’ve tried to remain relatively silent about the upcoming elections. Like most everyone else, I am dumbfounded at the options that the American political process has placed in front of us. Without commenting on any of the candidates or parties that are engaged in the contest for the presidency, I am choosing to communicate my … Continue reading A Political Statement