August 25, 2019 A Religious and Political Commentary

Category: Christian Life


It Was Good

May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019

In the Genesis account of God’s creation of the world, there is an important, repeated refrain: “God saw that it...

Create or Consume

April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth…God saw all that he had made, and it was very...

The Golden Rule

March 1, 2019

March 1, 2019

Of Jesus’ many famous sayings, perhaps the most well-known is one we call the Golden Rule. He spoke it toward...

Do Not Judge

February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019

On the whole, I find life and people funny. If you’re a regular reader of my missives, you’ll know that...

Christmas traditions also have meaning

December 20, 2018

December 20, 2018

“Tradition,” Elbert Hubbard once said, “is a clock that tells you what time it was.”  Of course, there’s no better...

When feeling the stress of the holidays, turn to God morning and night and keep slate clean

December 6, 2018

December 6, 2018

If your holidays are like mine, there will be stress: the cumulative weight of issues we carry around with us. ...

When we forgive, God forgives us

November 22, 2018

November 22, 2018

You’re probably reading this column bleary-eyed from a late night of Black Friday shopping or sipping coffee in your elastic-waisted...

Solutions to our opioids crisis cannot neglect the spiritual aspect of humans

October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018

Easter, 2016. A sunrise service and two wonderful resurrection celebrations. Afterwards, I had Easter dinner with the family, then my...

Celebrate the good in Halloween, not the evil

October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018

Michael Myers is back in a new Halloween movie – a 2018 version in a long line of sequels that...

Prayer makes us better people

September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018

Abraham Lincoln was once asked which “side” God was on in the Civil War – which side held the righteous...