Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

I made your blood boil with the title above, didn’t I?  I can hear you now…. “Happy Holidays – what is that?”  This is the time of year for:  Christmas carols, gifts, charity, good will…. and fighting THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS!  Apparently the term “Christmas” offends some because “Christ” is in it.  So society has opted… Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Happy Thanksgiving

I love these Christian holidays, don’t you?  You know – the big 3: Birth of Jesus Resurrection of Jesus Response to Jesus aka Thanksgiving Let’s remind ourselves of that famous Thanksgiving passage: Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving

The Meaning of Life – LOVE (by way of Knowledge)

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…. (Hosea 4:6a ESV) Is your response to that verse, “amen” or “oh me?”  Now that I have your attention let’s discuss knowledge.  Remember we have been looking at a path that God wants His children to walk in this life.  He wants to equip us to represent Him… Continue reading The Meaning of Life – LOVE (by way of Knowledge)

Is All Life Worth Living?

There are many strategies employed by people who stand for life.  Strategies that are designed to change hearts, minds and opinions.  One of these is to highlight extraordinary lives of people with conditions that, if diagnosed before birth, would put them at high risk to be aborted.  A recent example is a video Ashton Kutcher posted on Facebook.  Whether or not… Continue reading Is All Life Worth Living?

Does Divorce Mean Disqualified?

Does divorce mean disqualified?  I know of and have attended churches where that question is answered with a resounding “yes.”  It is certainly a “yes” if the question is about being called as a pastor, a deacon or even teaching Sunday school.  A friend of mine completed all of his coursework for a Master of Divinity degree with the exception… Continue reading Does Divorce Mean Disqualified?