The churches of Fayetteville, NC had a bell-ringing commemoration today starting at 11:00 AM. 500 rings to represent 500,000 American COVID deaths. I went downtown to where the old church buildings were. […]
I think differently. Every once in a while, I have an insight or a thought that could be useful to others. My background is over 30 years in church leadership & 30 years in social work with M.Div. and M.S.W. degrees - and yes, I do enjoy retirement. My heart is in teaching. And I try to teach in a way that you don't have to have a degree to understand it. So, join me on this journey we call Life as we explore God, the Bible, the Church and the world around us together.
I've been married to my wife for 48 years. We have three grown and married children of whom we are very proud. And they have blessed us with seven grandchildren. We both grew up in Washington State, but we now live in North Carolina with a lot of experience between those two points.
Ephesians 4: 12-13 There are Christian churches all over the world. Some occupy a city block or more. Some are out in the country away from the city such as the church […]
Ephesians 4: 7, 11 Were you ever given a gift, whether it be at Christmas, your birthday or for no particular occasion? You didn’t do anything to earn it, certainly – unless […]
Ephesians 4: 4-6 Let’s continue our look at unity in a house of faith and among believers as we continue to delve into what the Apostle Paul has to say to us […]
Ephesians 4: 1-6 Now let’s see what the apostle Paul says to the church at Ephesus about relationships in just this one passage: Ephesians 4: 1-6. Let us start with an examination […]
Ephesians 4: 1-6 Paul is now switching gears as he begins chapter 4 – but he is certainly not switching his message. In the first three chapters of Paul’s letter to the […]
VBS – fully known as “Vacation Bible School.” Almost every church in the United States conducts a Vacation Bible School. It’s always in the summer when school is out, sometime in June, […]
Ephesians 3: 20-21 “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work with us, to him be […]
Ephesians 3: 20-21 Have you heard the term, “Think outside the box”? It is in response to becoming used to doing something or thinking about concepts in a certain way. One becomes […]
Ephesians 3: 16-19 We, the people of the entire world, all 7,800,000,000 (that’s 7.8 billion people) from every land mass of this world including the research stations on Antarctica, are all battling […]