The Cure For The Saddening Blissfulness of Sinfulness

Years ago at my job, one young man got up and announced to all within listening distance, how much he was looking forward to Friday. He said he was excited and was anticipating it because after work he intended to go out to a club or two, meet a few people, and get drunk out of … Continue reading The Cure For The Saddening Blissfulness of Sinfulness

Cutting It Straight

Excuse me as I wax blissfully about one of my loves... Oh the joy of studying the bible! There is nothing like having a pile of commentaries and dictionaries stacked up on my desk just to go over a passage! The pure joy of plumbing the depths of New Testament Greek just to understand one … Continue reading Cutting It Straight

Planes, Thangs, Autmobiles and Other Sins of The Rich and Righteous

I've never actually wanted to be rich. I mean I've just never had the itch to have a whole lot of money. A decent roof over my head, and having my basic needs met seems to have always been enough for me. Now don't get me wrong. I've had plenty. I've been at that place where … Continue reading Planes, Thangs, Autmobiles and Other Sins of The Rich and Righteous

The Devil’s Joy or Things Church Folk Do That Make the Devil Smile

Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices. 2 Corinthians 2:11 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will. 2 Timothy 2:26 As Christians, we have a common enemy. Scripture tells us plainly … Continue reading The Devil’s Joy or Things Church Folk Do That Make the Devil Smile

Profanity in the Pews

What did he say? My mind blinked. Then it paused just before it began to race with a flood of emotions. How should I react to this? Should I be angry? Embarrassed? Offended? I sat there nonplussed as my brain struggled to make sense of what my now burning ears had just heard. I mean the venue was safe enough or … Continue reading Profanity in the Pews