Nolstalgia

Idolizing the past, in my opinion, is akin to giving up on the future…God’s future. In the old book there is a story of a ribbon-cutting. Decades after the Babylonians destroyed Solomon’s temple, some of the exiles came back to rebuild it. You can imagine...
“Profits from the Prophets”

“Profits from the Prophets”

These are 15-minute overviews of the Old Testament prophets.  Like the Revelation, finding a historical and situational context for these ancient documents can  help us apply them to our own lives. August 18, 2020:  Obadiah August 20, 2020:  Joel August 25, 2020: ...
“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...

Virtual life?

My phrase for what life will be like after this is over:  The Great Reboot Last week I finally raked my leaves. Yes, the leaves that fell in November. Forty bags lined up in front of my house. So I called the City of Fayetteville Solid Waste Department and told them...
“The Song of Songs”

“The Song of Songs”

It was Easter 2020 when we began a full-scale shift in church life because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  At this time I began to do  live videos from my home called “Steve the Pastor.”  These videos are viewable live on Facebook on Tuesdays and Thursdays at...