Category Archives: Church

Demonstrating God’s Love

In small towns like the one you live in , people tend to know other people more so than in big cities. When I worked in New York City, anonymity was a virtue and provided a sense of safety.   … Continue reading

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Watch out! Jesus is coming.

In Frankfort, Kentucky, it is said that the city was enthralled in a big debate many years ago about placing a water fountain in a public square. The argument became heated in the legislature and at the governor’s mansion. Finally, … Continue reading

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Pardon Me

Jesus’ home during his ministry was in Capernaum. Capernaum or Capharnaum is today an Israeli National Park. No one lives there anymore. It is on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee. We believe Jesus lived in Peter’s house, … Continue reading

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Walk Not to the Left or the Right

In his book, Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman recounts a story of an American soldier in Vietnam. His platoon was hunkered down in the rice paddies locked into the heat of a firefight with the Vietcong.   The rice fields in Vietnam are … Continue reading

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The Big Plan

The story of Jesus’ passion is such a powerful story! It seems like a train going out of control toward a mountain side and there is no one who can stop it, not Spiderman, not Superman, nobody. No human being, … Continue reading

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Light up the World! Jesus Is Come!

Hanging lights on a Christmas tree can be most stressful. Some nice person on the Internet has even made a list of Things Not to Say When Hanging Lights on the Christmas Tree. Let me read some of them: 8. … Continue reading

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Episode II: A New Hope

  We were living in Ely, Nevada in 1977 when there was tremendous buzz over a new science fiction movie. It was the talk of the country. We wondered how long it would take to get to our little theater … Continue reading

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