Author Archives: Mike Halpin

About Mike Halpin

Mike Halpin is an elder at Lion and Lamb Church in Topeka, KS (www.lionandlambchurch.com). He is spoiled by his delightful wife Cathie and blessed by his children, sons-in-law, and grandchildren.

Old Friends

I love coffee and most things having to do with coffee. I love the smell of coffee beans. I love my coffee grinder and the options on the coarseness of it’s grind and the amount to be ground. Am I … Continue reading

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True Patriots

My wife Cathie is a true patriot; I don’t know anyone who loves this country more than she does. Nor do I know anyone with more zeal for this country’s return to goodness and greatness than she has.   WWI … Continue reading

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Pass It On, 2.

Mom was a a party girl.  Not a loose, bamboozling trollop but a really fun-loving person. She was weighed down much of her adult life with the labors attendant on raising a brood of eleven children but for all the … Continue reading

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Means & Ends

In 128 days we’ll have a new President of the United States of America. Unless events conspire to derail one or both of the current presumptive nominees, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will occupy that office. Even as I … Continue reading

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Can We Still be Friends?

If I vote for Donald Trump, can we still be friends? To my brothers and sisters in Christ, if I vote for Trump, will you still love me, claim me, own me as one of your own in the family … Continue reading

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Review— The Jungle Book

Cathie and I saw Disney’s, The Jungle Book, in 3D at the matinee last Friday.  We see few new films, and don’t often spend up for 3D, but based on a review in World Magazine and the previews we’d viewed online … Continue reading

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Things that Last

“Give your family years of faithful—if unspectacular—leadership in family worship, and you’ll agree it’s worth it all when someday, perhaps far from now, unexpectedly, you get a response like this….” Continue reading

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