Category Archives: Trust

Doubting Good News

I remember as a kid that I was prone to exaggeration – not that I’m not now. But for a me and my friends, it was this way of looking at the world as more than it really was and … Continue reading

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Fathers and Sons, Part 2

King Duncan shares this story: “A substitute Sunday School teacher couldn’t open the combination lock on the supply cabinet. So, she went to the pastor for help. The pastor started turning the dial of the combination lock, stopped after the … Continue reading

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Fathers and Sons, Part 1

There are many instances in non-fiction, fiction, and film about mother and daughter relationships, both positive and negative. The movie Terms of Endearment comes to mind about a mother-daughter relationship. There are fewer father and son writings and film examples, … Continue reading

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Unexpected Angels

Josh McGill is a nighttime bartender and a daytime nursing student. On June 11, 2016, he had the night off and went with friends to the Pulse.   Josh and his friends were having their last drinks of the night when … Continue reading

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Searching for Hope

Jesus says, “I am the bread of life that you so desperately want.” Continue reading

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With the help of Our Savior, Anyone Can be a Savior

Wyoming is a sparsely populated and spectacular state to visit. Every five years we make a pilgrimage to Yellowstone and Grand Teton.   The area attracts many. Many tourists come to gawk, take photos, of which I have many, to … Continue reading

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We Are In This Together

On May 1, 2015, there were six arrests in Baltimore. We should be proud that six police officers were arrested and we should not be proud that six police officers were arrested. Not much information has been released, that will … Continue reading

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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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As We Forgive Others

The Joseph story in a nutshell: Joseph is the favorite son of 12 sons. Joseph gets away without doing the work his brothers do. Joseph gets favorable treatment. Joseph interprets dreams.   In one dream, Joseph tells his brothers that … Continue reading

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God Has Our Back

Remember Watergate? I’m certainly old enough to remember it. It’s now talked about in history books. It was a bungled burglary that led to the only resignation of a President of the United States.   One of key figures of … Continue reading

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