It really doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. You could be a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan and find that you’ll agree with a Philadelphia Eagles fan, at least on this one point. Even the redneck and the socialite will find common ground here. I think we can all agree. During this COVID-19 […]
301 years ago, Robinson Crusoe, widely considered the First English Novel, was released in England to enormous praise. Audiences loved the simple story of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad. Poor Crusoe encounters prisoners, mutineers, and even cannibals during his adventurous stay. Yet the first foes he would face would not come […]
Today’s Blog is a guest post from my wife, Heather. Enjoy! “Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as […]
March 28, 2022
Somewhere, the modern American leader has been duped into believing bluster and bravado will get you further than honesty and humility. Christian leaders like to see ourselves as the descendants of Jesus; yet we often more closely resemble His antagonistic adversary.
July 28, 2020
I’ve discovered the secret. I know how to overcome the dangers of Covid-Anxiety. These are NOT my steps. These are Jim’s steps. Let Me Explain. I’m a pastor. And every Friday I fill my schedule, all day long, with back-to-back appointments speaking with the members of our church. We call it “Friday with the Pastor”. We sit, have coffee, […]
January 31, 2022
Biden is merely an employee of the people. Trump was just a guy who worked for us. Your Governor, Mayor, and City Council Members are simply the labor force we’ve hired to do the things we don’t have time to do.
Truly, I see the greatest danger to the future of our society is an electorate that has forgotten their position of authority.
WE THE PEOPLE are “in charge” of this nation.
March 15, 2021
SAM “I wonder if people will ever say, ‘Let’s hear about Frodo and the Ring.’ And they’ll say, ‘Yes, that’s one of my favorite stories. Frodo was really courageous, wasn’t he, dad.’ ‘Yes, my boy, the most famousest of hobbits. And that’s saying a lot.’ ” FRODO “You left out one of the chief characters. […]
February 2, 2021
He sat with his back toward the entrance of the cave. Though this position of vulnerability might put most battle-hardened warriors on edge, this fugitive felt completely at ease. He had nothing to fear because his men were on guard. They had his back. And beyond this motley crew of misfits, he deeply believed that […]
October 26, 2020
There is a major shift taking place in the American evangelical church. A shift that is quickly being promoted by the church growth experts and adopted by the majority of mega churches. This is a shift away from in-person church gatherings to virtual and digital gatherings. Of course, this trend has been growing for years […]