SCOTUS, Gays, and the Church

Since Friday, I have had conversations with various people including my daughter about the most recent US Supreme Court decision regarding marriage. We all know that the Court redefined marriage in a way that is now binding for all states. This has caused a response that is unprecedented in America. Never before has such a … Continue reading SCOTUS, Gays, and the Church

Thoughts from Gays and God

We constantly have to ask ourselves a question. It is not the only such question we have to ask regularly, but it is a question we need to ask: "is it better to be known by what we are for or by what we are against?” Very often we, as conservative Christians, are primarily known … Continue reading Thoughts from Gays and God

Why we don’t pray much…

I have gone to church pretty much my entire life. In that time, I have heard thousands of time about the importance of prayer. There are books, podcasts, blogs, websites, songs, and a plethora of other sources telling us that we need to pray. Then there are the church signs, Tweets, Facebook posts, Instagrams, quotes, … Continue reading Why we don’t pray much…

Thanksgiving, Shopping, Christmas…

Thanksgiving is truly my favorite holiday. I think it is because it is the one that actually remains most true to its origin. A quick look on social media shows that people really do take time to show gratitude and acknowledge blessings. More than any other holiday, it seems that family and friends take the … Continue reading Thanksgiving, Shopping, Christmas…

What are we growing?

Some time back I heard Jud Willhite make this comment: "There is a difference between growing church and growing people." I think we lose sight of that sometimes. Well, I have at least. God never called me or anyone else to grow a church. In fact, He clearly said that He will build the church. … Continue reading What are we growing?