The Blog

A place where I construct thoughts about life.

Praying for Anne

Tears flow easily from my eyes as I begin to write this. There would be no point trying to hide that fact. Perhaps you have never seen me cry. Perhaps you think it is weak for a man to cry. Or, perhaps I love my family a lot. On Monday my then two week old niece Anne...

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Where Is God In A World of Truth Haters?

Where Is God In A World of Truth Haters?

"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened." - Sir Winston Churchill If you hate God, are an atheist, or just dislike Christians and what they stand for, I have a great suggestion for you. I...

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Network Available: Connect With God

Network Available: Connect With God

If you have a smartphone, laptop, or tablet you know what I mean when I say “Wi-Fi.” For those who don’t quite get it, basically it’s wireless internet sending a signal back and forth between your device and a router or “hotspot.” If you shop or eat out, you may have...

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Stereotypes

Stereotypes

Google defines “stereotype” as a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. (Oh by the way, do not confuse this with a type of stereo system.) So basically, any time you group individuals together and make a...

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Have You Noticed All the Stinky Feet At Church Lately?

Have You Noticed All the Stinky Feet At Church Lately?

I am not sure if you have noticed this in your home church, but at Pleasant Hill I am noticing something more and more – people with stinky feet. I asked myself, “What’s up with that?” I am not referring to the faint odor that arises when we commence with the feet...

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Loving Those Who Accuse You

1.     Correctly Accused Suppose someone accuses you of something and you immediately realize they are right. Ahh! That hurts! It feels cruel and devastating though. What will you do with the embarrassment? What will you do with the loss of reputation that may result...

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Life Isn’t Working

Life Isn’t Working

Does it ever seem like your life just isn't working? One day I was helping a friend jump-start his vehicle. We got the jumper cables out and connected them to the battery of the "dead" car. Then we connected them to the "live" car and waited. As my friend tried to...

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