Thursday, February 23, 2017


Life is fraught with problems and challenges. It is a part of the package. This is true for all—liberal or conservative; believer or pre-believer; sinner or saint; saved or unsaved; righteous or unrighteous; religious or irreligious; ascetic or hedonist; rich or poor; black, white, or other.

Monday, February 20, 2017

We are living in a time when it seems that one cannot breathe without offending someone. People are offended by another’s beliefs or another’s words. They are offended by signs posted in various parts of the country, or by symbols which mean different things to different people.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


The seven last sayings of Jesus on the cross provide an outline for a sermon series that many have used quite effectively.

One of those sayings—"It is finished"—has become the cornerstone of differing beliefs among evangelicals, high-church liturgists, and other denominational persuasions and types.

Monday, February 13, 2017


Opting out of things is a modern phenomenon necessitated by the deluge of advertising e-mails we get.

The phrase means "to quit participating."
By placing our phone number on the National No-Call List, we have 'opted out' of being annoyed during dinner by a salesman.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016


I am a part of the 60's revolution.

Two slogans from that era epitomize the desire we held and the methods we felt would achieve our imagined Utopia—