Lessons From Strider

Lessons From Strider

Lessons from Strider in The Corona Virus Crisis: The poem that identifies Strider as the future king Aragorn holds two truths for those who are experiencing the quarantine of the COVID 19 in 2020. In times like this depression is a real danger. One statistic states...
We Are The Church

We Are The Church

Don’t get confused. You hear that churches are closed. Ministers arrested. Easter can’t be celebrated. It is all fake news. Not fake news that people are getting tickets for sitting in the parking lot and listening to their pastor on the FM radio, that is real. Five...
The New Normal

The New Normal

In this age of social distancing it raises some questions about the new normal. Is it possible to do church with people you never have contact with? This is one I have been thinking about.   I would say no. There were people who in the past who thought that radio, tv,...
National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer

Since before the founding of the United States we have had national days of prayer. The pilgrims and puritans, Baptists and Roman Catholics all took time to call on God. Thanks for crops (Thanksgiving), times of disease, war (Washington, Lincoln and FDR to mention...
The Great Betrayal

The Great Betrayal

Judas is one of the most known figures in history. Not as famous as Jesus, but almost. Why is he famous? Because He is part of the Jesus story. The betrayer standing on an international level like Brutus in Rome, Benedict Arnold is in The United States or Quisling in...
He Who Knew No Sin

He Who Knew No Sin

With Easter in the rearview and summer in the windshield there may be a feeling that Lent, the passion and Resurrection Sunday are over. There is no doubt that in a chronological sense that is true, but Christ who suffered, died and rose according to the scriptures...