A Year of Grace

I had the surprise honor of preaching at Grace on Sunday January 8th. Our new pastor Jeff came down at the last moments of Saturday with a nasty case of the flu. He called at around 6 PM and asked…

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Christmas the redemption of chaos

Christmas really is a chaotic time. In the beginning of the Torah it says that the Earth was formless and void. The picture was of chaos until God’s Spirit began to move over the face of the Earth. The Spirit…

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That doesn’t make you a Presbyterian 

If you are a Southern Baptist and a Calvinists then you may disagree with Dr. Patterson on the quote below. Simmering tensions over what some say is a disproportionate Calvinist influence in the nation’s second-largest faith group behind Roman Catholics…

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For the Christian there is no…

There is no Jew. There is no Greek. There is no slave. There is no free. There is no male. There is no female. For you all are one in Christ.1)Galatians 3:28 References   [ + ] 1. ↑ Galatians 3:28

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let your updates be few

Today, and many times before, I wanted to write a Facebook update. I decided not to because once you put words out they are very hard to put back inside. Ever try to put toothpaste back in once it’s been squeezed…

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What love does.

Love covers a multitude of sins.  1) 1 Peter 4:8, ESV. Written by the Apostle Peter as ascribed in the epistle’s introduction. It was likely written circa 62-64 A.D. before Peter lost his life to Roman persecution. See Wayne A.…

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To my fellow curmudgeons around the 4th of July

Confession time. I was a bit of a curmudgeon on the evening of July the 2nd. I got irritated after someone began celebrating the Fourth of July a bit early. They were shooting off noise makers that were living up to their…

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