Not taught in seminary…

Not taught in seminary…

On Monday a church member called me because her daughter has a problem:  she has rescued dozens of animals and needs to cut hay for them.  But the hay cutter arrived unassembled.  So I arrive with my toolbox and get to to work.  You never know what this job will bring...
“Adventures in the Revelation”

“Adventures in the Revelation”

Several mentioned that I went from the Song of Solomon to the Revelation on my Tuesday/Thursday Facebook devotionals.  Why not jump right into the deep end? I took an interpretive approach that the Revelation was primarily written to encourage Christians who were the...
Remembering our Loved Ones

Remembering our Loved Ones

It may be a picnic table, a sound system, a wonderful room for gathering and friendship — or it might be a peach tree.  Jerry Wilkins and his family have planted a peach tree near our soccer fields in memory of Peggy Wilkins, who passed away in early 2021. We...
Tap, Snap or Nap?

Tap, Snap or Nap?

August 2009:  This is one of my favorite columns (perhaps because I felt like a real journalist). The feedback I received was interesting – apparently quite a few men want a Christian context for smashing someone’s face. I watched a lot of television as a child....