Devotion #5

John was a strange guy.  He ate locusts and wild honey, dressed in camel’s hair, and lived out in the wilderness.  He stuck out like sore thumb, uncomfortable and strange.  John was a constant reminder to sinners that something’s gotta change.  But John seems strange for other reasons, also.  His preaching is strange. He says,Continue reading “Devotion #5”

Devotion #2

It is simply incredible the way faith changes one’s life and one’s motivations.  That certainly was the case with Joseph, Jesus’ earthly father, and for this reason, it’s a shame that Joseph doesn’t get more notice in the Gospel accounts.  In fact, Joseph is truly a silent character.  The Scriptures record not one utterance fromContinue reading “Devotion #2”

Devotion #1

Browsing through the headlines… This is what we do every morning:  Wake up.  Grab your smartphone.  Grab your coffee.  Fox News.  CNN.  Maybe a quick perusal of the big media outlets, too—ABC, NBC, CBS.  Facebook.  Email.  That’s the usual order.  Most of it seems biased in one way or another. Many of the articles areContinue reading “Devotion #1”

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?””