Lord, This is a messed up world we’re living in. It’s so messed up that if I told you all of the things that are wrong, we’d be here all night. Anyway, you know all of the wrong things. You know about disease, you know about evil, you know about violence, you know about corruption. … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Prayer
Random thoughts this morning about what is going on and what it might mean…….. First, I don’t know any concrete details in terms of what happened or who did what in Ferguson. So I’m not going to attempt to express opinions on any of the details on who did what, was it valid, was there … Continue reading Ferguson, Michael Brown and Now What?
Psalm 122:1 “I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go up to the house of the Lord.’” How often can you say that? How often can you say that you are really happy, really joy-filled to go to church? Because that’s what the Psalmist is saying. Be joy-filled that you get to … Continue reading Let’s Go To Church!
Psalm 121:7- 8 say: “God guards you from every evil he guards your very life. He guards you when you leave and when you return, he guards you now, he guards you always.” But how do you square that with the evil that goes on in the world? How do you balance what that says … Continue reading Psalm 121 and Winston Churchill
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about “a church.” Not a particular one but the individual gathering of believers that usually meet at __________. They are smaller than “The Church” which is the entire body of believers spread all over the world. What happens when people screw up in a church? What happens when things … Continue reading “A Church”–When Things Don’t Go According to Plan