Category: The Church

my week with people, and the common denominator that counts

Yesterday wrapped up a hugely busy week. I’ve had seven speaking engagements, in Lakeland, Nashville, Bartow and Temple Terrace, all related to the “Reaching Toward Easter” initiative. Additionally, I’ve been in “virtual” contact with another 110 people through the Upper Room/Be A Disciple on-line retreat. Sunday morning I had the opportunity to share with a…

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giving thanks, regardless…

Pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thessalonians 5:17-18) I really can’t think of a more appropriate “Monday morning” scripture selection. It’s another example of the question I posed last week: “Do you have to go scrambling for some useful scripture…

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love versus bad religion…

GRRR…: Once again I find myself frustrated regarding the public face of Christianity. I thought I was pretty much over my angst, but last week four individual news stories came along, back-to-back. The relationship between the stories hit me and I simply must comment. Item: Florida Family Association president and vocal evangelical David Caton fuels…

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