Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Cost of Politicizing Jesus

We all hear it: you know, the phrase “separation of church and state.” But what are the implications of this phrase in American life?   We all know that many early settlers came to America due to the inability to exercise … Continue reading

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Our Source of Hope…

I am so happy to return to St. John Studies.   When I last notified folks who read St. John Studies, it was four days after my fall.   On that date the surgery had been done and I had gone from … Continue reading

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Life’s Interruptions

We all have things that get in the way of what we want to get done… Tuesday afternoon, the 18th of October, I was on a 12 foot ladder chopping the top out of a tree.  One second I was … Continue reading

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The Struggle…

Sometimes I leave the television on in the garage. This past Saturday I was working on my truck with the background noise of MSNBC, CNN or FOX in the background. I can’t remember which. The political pundits were hard at … Continue reading

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Political Division as Stumbling Block

In the news we hear so much about divisions: today it is the deepening division among the Republican Party, you know the people who support the nominee and the people who have decided to abandon the nominee.   We know about … Continue reading

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It’s Just Words…

James 1: 26 “Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.” This presidential election is unlike any other. Like some of you, I watched the … Continue reading

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As Far As I Know*

Thirty days and counting. Sunday night is the second debate, a town-hall format. The election is a struggle for many of us, a struggle to decide what to do. At times, I feel like I am trying to “cram a … Continue reading

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