Monthly Archives: January 2015

Does God Care Who Wins the Super Bowl?

Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the  LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to. Excerpts from Deuteronomy 15:7-11 Does God care … Continue reading

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Big Hearted Kids

Have you ever heard of such a thing as grandparents who brag on their grandchildren? Who would ever thunk of such a thing??? Forgive us but my wife and I are bragging grandparents. We have two wonderful grandchildren, Noah and … Continue reading

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Remembering Duke

I must confess that I love most everything about Duke University. I started in Divinity School there back in 1980. Now, growing up a Methodist, I have always wanted to go to school there. But my dad was a Methodist … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened to Randolph Scott?

Tonight I watched a movie I recorded several weeks ago entitled: “The Seventh Calvary” staring Randolph Scott. Now, I have got to say that like most all of you my age, Randolph Scott was a big time hero of ours … Continue reading

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Seeing the Sky for the First Time

I was just paging through Facebook today and ran across this video of a 50 year old chimpanzee seeing the sky for the very first time. From birth to now he was always in a lab with walls and ceiling… … Continue reading

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I Just Don’t Know What To Make of It?

Recently my next door neighbor’s twenty-six year old granddaughter died. We had only lived here in retirement for about 1 1/2 years, but we’ve somewhat known the family for many years now. Before her granddaughter died she asked me to … Continue reading

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Inviting Former Pastors Back

I Corinthians 13:11  When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me. I received a telephone … Continue reading

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Splash In The Face

Mark 1:4-8: And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were … Continue reading

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Marion Workman, A Man of God

My hero all these years has been John Wayne… little known as Marion Morrison. I always liked him because of what he stood for and how he lived his life. There is another Marion in my life. He was a … Continue reading

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Unbroken and Redemption

This novel is the true-life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II, only to fight for his life against nature and eventually as a prisoner of war. Louis  grows up a … Continue reading

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