Riddle Me This, Jesus!

Riddle Me This, Jesus!

When you read the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ public ministry, one thing is made abundantly clear. The Pharisees, Scribes, Sadducees and their cohorts did not care for the Savior at all. They were threatened by His presence...

The Showman

The Showman

Another Sunday rolls around and the crowd eagerly awaits the onset of the main event. They have given mediocre attention to all the other acts in this show, to which they are regular attendees. Then he arrives, the Sh...

When Not to Serve Tables

When Not to Serve Tables

 For the Christian priorities are very straight forward or at least they should be. In all things, we seek to glorify God. Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God,&nbs...

Self Imposed Guardians of Morality

Self Imposed Guardians of Morality

In the last number of months perhaps even years I have heard an increasing amount of bible quoting coming from the mouths of politicians and political pundits. These noble souls have taken it upon themselves to educat...

Bloodthirsty

Bloodthirsty

On December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service launched an unprovoked attack on the United States naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory. (History.com, 2018) This attack served as the catalyst for the U...

Is Church for the Birds?

Is Church for the Birds?

            Years ago, I had a conversation with a Baptist preacher about the decline of congregants. He mentioned that numerous young adults were leaving his congreg...

Bible It

Bible It

You may have heard that Google, one of the largest companies in the world is coming under scrutiny for alleged ethical and privacy violations. Apparently, they are selling our data to retail merchants, helping the Chinese ...

Iron Lady

Iron Lady

For eleven years (1979-1990) the United Kingdom was served by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Her illustrious career made her one of the most recognizable politicians in modern history. She was nicknamed the “Iron Lady” ...

What We Really Want

What We Really Want

My office phone rings, on the other end someone is asking the Church for financial assistance. There is a knock at the door, a mother desires food to feed her children. In my tenure as a full-time minister, I have interact...

Emotional High Spiritual Low

Emotional High Spiritual Low

In addressing the saints in Rome, the Apostle Paul made this observation about some of the Jews. Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is that they may be saved. For I bear them witness that they have a ...