Prayer Works

Lately there seems to be more social media posts on the subject of “pray for hashtag not working”. Perhaps this is in light of all the terrorist attacks and mass murders taking place. It is especially ironic when dozens or even hundreds of people are gunned down while at their church or mosque worshipping God.… Read More

Built To Last

Remember the story of the three little pigs? Each built a house – straw, sticks, and bricks. The big bad wolf huffed and puffed on all three but only one was built to last. It sounds a little like a story Jesus told of two men who each built a house, one on the sand… Read More

Spring Thaw

Many years ago while pastoring in a small town in Pennsylvania I remember a winter so cold the frost line went down to four feet. One consequence of this was a backhoe couldn’t penetrate the ground to dig a grave. We had funeral services for people that winter but had to wait for the spring… Read More