How can we be thankful during times of suffering and acts of horror? Can God create hope in the midst of darkness? thankful time 11 from First Presbyterian Church on Vimeo.
Have you ever stopped to consider that you are a child of God? What does this do to your outlook on the day? How does this change the way you see yourself? What about anger? Certainly it is necessary and useful. Can it become a trap? We consider these questions and more in the sermon … More Sermon on John’s First Letter
Damn! Another soul has taken their own life. I am mad. Please understand I am not angry at the latest rock star alleged suicide, but at the darkness that haunted him and so many of our loved ones who are convinced that the end of life is the only answer. Please! There will be a … More I AM HERE
If I speak in the tongues of mortals and of angels, but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 1 Cor. … More A Noisy Gong
The power of love is limitless to those who have really experienced it. I am not someone who is prone to being “squishy’ about life nor am I frequently subject to a real bad case of “the feels.” When I write about the power of love I immediately recognize that there are those of us … More What Can Love Do?
What do you do when you are exhausted from the baby crying all night, your kids can’t find clothes to wear, they want to be at school 10 minutes ago, and you have only had some of your first cup of coffee? I have a choice. Fall apart as I look at this day and … More Battling Chaos
Why is it that we crave to be known all while wanting to be left alone? When we enter into the pain and disorder and hear of a way through it we don’t want to be bothered by calls for personal or communal change. That would mean that our course is incorrect, the path we … More Lonely in America