When men strive together to hit a pregnant woman…

Recently, I posted on my church’s Facebook page about a significant financial gift my congregation was going to be giving to a local pregnancy crisis center. I wanted to celebrate this let the greater community to celebrate with us. Obviously, I stated that St. John was staunchly PRO-LIFE. And… As you might expect, there wereContinue reading “When men strive together to hit a pregnant woman…”

The Real Reason to Remember January 6

You’ve probably heard the date of January 6 talked about ad nauseum for a while now… it’s all over the news.  According to the talking heads in the media, the only thing worth remembering today is the protest that turned violent on this day one year ago, when concerned Americans marched on our Nation’s capital,Continue reading “The Real Reason to Remember January 6”

A SERMON VIDEO for the start of the NEW YEAR

Happy New Year! It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything… A crazy year of pandemic, moving to a new town and a brand-new church. We also adopted our fourth child and we have another foster child that we hope to adopt in a few months. So yeah, a little crazy! 🙂 Looking ahead… MyContinue reading “A SERMON VIDEO for the start of the NEW YEAR”

Should God Say “THANK YOU?”

Jesus says: “Will any one of you who has a servant plowing or keeping sheep say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come at once and recline at table’? Will he not rather say to him, ‘Prepare supper for me, and dress properly, and serve me while I eat and drink, and afterward you willContinue reading “Should God Say “THANK YOU?””

Another Good Story for Lent

“Every Man for Himself” or “Women and Children First” It’s the middle of the night. There’s a horrific, ungodly noise and everything shudders.  The ship you’re on has just collided with a large rock. Immediately 100 men are drowned in their beds as water pours into the cabins. Precious minutes remain before the ship is entirelyContinue reading “Another Good Story for Lent”

Should I get the Covid Vaccine? Is it morally compromised?

Should I get the Covid Vaccine? Is it morally compromised?  Such are the questions we must ask these days.  But as millions of Americans que up for vaccination, I think it’s worth asking.  The big conundrum is the fact that some vaccines on the market these days either contain or are developed from fetal cellContinue reading “Should I get the Covid Vaccine? Is it morally compromised?”

Some profound insight from a most unlikely source.

I’ve been very upset, lately.  Every time I read the headlines in the news my blood boils a little… sometimes, a lot.  As I am sure you are all well aware, I am a thoroughly conservative Christian pastor and I’m deeply troubled these days by the general drift in our culture away from basic virtuesContinue reading “Some profound insight from a most unlikely source.”

Some random thoughts… and a good story at the beginning of Lent

It’s been a about a week since I last posted anything… I originally created this blog for the 30 Days of Prayer and Purpose, but now that it’s over, I’ve been wondering what I’ll do next. So, until I figure things out, I’ll probably post some random thoughts, as I have time and as theContinue reading “Some random thoughts… and a good story at the beginning of Lent”

A prayer for all those experiencing hardship because of the terrible winter storm:

Father, sometimes it seems wrong to throw my fears and complaints your way; as if I’m sinning. There is so much injustice and suffering in the world, and here I can’t seem to go but a few days without the comforts of electricity and running water and I feel like my whole world is fallingContinue reading “A prayer for all those experiencing hardship because of the terrible winter storm:”