I am writing as I am thinking this morning. These are my thought as I think about the tragedy that unfolded in Orlando this past Sunday in the dark hours of the morning. Tragedy is the only way to describe what happened. I do not know all the details, but apparently a lone gunman entered at nightclub … Continue reading Uncertainty to Certainty
OFF TARGET The news reported last night that over 500,000 people have signed a petition to boycott Target. That number is almost 700,ooo this morning. Unless you just ignore social media and the news you know that this boycott is in response to Target's decision to allow people who self-identify as a different gender from their … Continue reading Off Target
Looking for an illustration in the "Hard Copy Files" I ran across this poem that I forgot I held onto. It reminded me of who we are and what we are to be about as citizens of God's kingdom. Sharing Christ By Serena Voss “Lead me to some soul . . . “ we sang … Continue reading Found in the Files: Sharing Christ
This week we began our look at three great things that are a part of our walk as Christians. We began Monday with our Greatest Motivation: Love. We continued Tuesday with our Greatest Challenge: Repentance. We conclude this three part series with Our Greatest Duty. That duty is simply to Proclaim Repentance and Remission of … Continue reading The Christians Greatest – Part III
1901, the Pan-American Exposition was in Buffalo, New York. Exhibitions and visitors came from all over. One visitor was Bill. Unfortunately for Bill, he became the victim of a shooting. Fortunately for this man the first aid station at the Pan-American Exposition was large, it was the equivalent of an emergency hospital. There was even … Continue reading At Hand
When I was in elementary school at Escambia Christian School a local church puppet team would come every so often and perform during chapel. I do not recall all their shows, but one sticks in my mind - well part of it. The narrator posed the question, "What if . . ? Then the puppets would act … Continue reading What If . . .
I shared this list with the great folks at Central last night. These are excuses that parents supposedly wrote to their children's school. My son is under a doctor's care and shouldn't take PE today. Please execute him. Amy did not do her homework last night because we went out to a party and did not … Continue reading What’s Your Excuse?
Yesterday and Friday's posts both had over 100 readers. Thanks, I pray that my thoughts are challenging you and encouraging you to be a better servant of God. Today's post is for you personally. Are you a Christian? Maybe the first thing I should do is define who is a Christian. There is in our … Continue reading Are We Christians?
I want to take you along on a journey. For the next few blogs, I ask you to journey with me through Mark's account of the Gospel. Every blog will contain a simple outline of the chapter along with a brief lesson we can learn. Please come along on this journey. It may be that … Continue reading Journey through Mark – 1
God is great! God does wonderful deeds! God still works in the lives of men. The Word of God is still powerful! At 8:30 this morning, I had the privilege of assisting Bill Kosmus in his obedience to the Gospel. Bill is retired and is facing health issues, but his heart is pure and now his soul … Continue reading A Personal Post