Friday, September 16, 2016

Sin Is...

Sin gets a lot of 'air time' in some churches, and sometimes in the debate between church and society. Quite often the subject gets reduced to a few sins that somebody is irritated about or thinks are the worst ones in society right now (and conveniently, sins of which they don't believe they're guilty, so they can feel better about themselves). Preaching about sin is popular with some, but will preaching about it reduce

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In the Boat with You

The three-hour trip to the other side of the lake started out peacefully enough. The sun was shining and in the warm afternoon sun, several fell asleep including Jesus. Then the wind and waves came up, and the boat took on a lot of water. But Jesus was

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

"End-of-Labor" Day

We've just had another American tradition, the three-day holiday weekend to celebrate (from all appearances) beer, BBQ and boats, along with sunscreen and the end of summer. Actually, Labor Day was first proposed as a tribute to workers of all kinds for their contributions in building up

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

How God as Trinity Defines "All"

Couldn't resist this post from my friend Bill Winn.  Do you ever wonder if you're part of the 'in' group with God? Are you sure you've done enough and have satisfied the requirements? This should answer your questions. (p.s. the answer is "you're already in!").