There is so much going on Sunday mornings when the Church family gathers together, and yet so little preparation for that concentrated time, that I found the following blog article by Jordan Standridge of the Cripplegate worth sending along. Hope you enjoy and benefit from it as I did. Mike "Sunday Morning starts Saturday Night", The... Continue Reading →
Psalm 78:5 For He established a testimony in Jacob And appointed a law in Israel, Which He commanded our fathers That they should teach them to their children, 6 That the generation to come might know, even the children yet to be born, That they may arise and tell them to their children, 7 That... Continue Reading →
We ofttimes slog through the valleys of life and the brutal wilderness of loneliness and disappointment in-between the sparkling moments of glory and joy.
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 era songster and Yankee Doodle Dandy, George M. Cohan, was auspiciously born on the 4th... Continue Reading →
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 write that I cringe. While both these candidates have their enthusiastic supporters, God bless them... Continue Reading →
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 of faith? Or, if I sit out this election for lack of a candidate I... Continue Reading →
"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...."
Our daughters grew up learning to play a variety of musical instruments. When learning a new instrument or piece of music, they often played timidly— one uncertain note or chord followed by a similar one, like an urchin uncertainly knocking on one door after another, testing, hoping for admittance but not knowing if a welcome... Continue Reading →
Some laws are illegal. Sounds oxymoronic I know, but we are talking about politics and the unholy fruit of legislators here. Some laws don’t pass judicial muster as “legal” legislation when a court or a judge determines that they are not sufficiently specific. Laws have to be clear enough that a reasonable person knows what... Continue Reading →