Possible Pandemic Purpose?
A Chicago politician, who shall go unnamed, was fond of saying something to the effect that we should, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” If I understand him correctly…READ MORE
Jesus Hated His Quarantine!
During prayer this past week, early in the midst of our collective Corona-virus lockdown, I was brought to tears as God took me in the Spirit through the whole of Lent and right to the cross…READ MORE
Theological Truths in TV Series: Get Smart
Does anyone remember the old TV series that ran from the mid 1960’s through mid 1970, entitled “Get Smart?” For those of you who were not around back then…READ MORE
Too Many Cooks Spoil The…
We all have a pretty good understanding of the old axiom, “too many cooks spoil the broth.” Indeed, if you have ever tried…READ MORE
Empty Tomb: A Death Blow to Death
We’re taught from an early age that “death” is the end of the road. When you’re dead, so it has been said, “Death is the third and final strike…READ MORE
New Year’s Resolution: Let’s Stand Up for Life
Most New Year’s resolutions are rarely given a chance to live. Many pledges for the new year are aborted or considered as rubbish before the end of the first month. Do you think that might be…READ MORE
Sutherland Springs, TX: The Ancestry of Evil
One of the societal rages of recent years has been a growing interest in family histories. Ancestry information and other assorted “family tree” web sites have exploded in their popularity. Tens of millions of folks have paid a hefty price to have their DNA researched. All of this in an effort to find out…READ MORE
The Greatest Historical Eclipse
Writing on the morning of what has been titled, The Great American Eclipse, it is yet to be determined how it turned out. Will it be spectacular? Will it be a dud…READ MORE
Praying for Jerusalem’s “Peace”
At first blush, you may be tempted to think, “Why pray for Jerusalem’s peace, we’re hurting here with rank division and violence at every turn, we need peace right here…READ MORE
Power to Fulfill Jesus’ Heart-Cry
I’d like to begin by making a confession: pastors and ministers in the institutional church have, historically and generally, done an inadequate job in regards to… READ MORE
COEXIST: A Recipe for Disaster
Everyone has probably seen one. It’s a rather messy looking bumper-sticker, a bit difficult to read, that stylistically says, “COEXIST.” It is spelled out by way of a hodge-podge of religious and quasi-religious symbols… READ MORE
Jesus a Socialist?
Do you remember the “WWJD” bracelets? The acronym was short for “What Would Jesus Do?” Those who adorned themselves with one of the bracelets were implicitly reminding themselves and all who took notice… READ MORE