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:”

Violence in the Capitol

How do we respond? Physics tells us that every action has an equal and opposite reaction.  I believe that, more than ever.  Just consider our nation over the past 10 months or more.  Rioting, looting, murder in the streets… we’ve gotten so used to hearing about it that we often just tune it out.  ItContinue reading “Violence in the Capitol”