Two Dangers of the Past: Mistakes and Glory Days

Two Dangers of the Past: Mistakes and Glory Days
It’s almost cliché. Everyone says that you can’t live in the past. Don Henley in the “Boys of Summer” said, “A little voice inside my head said never look back. You can never look back.” Joe Dee Messina in her song, “Bye Bye” said, “I got my rear view mirror torn off, and I ain’t never ...

Defeated

Defeated
When Dylann Roof shot up the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, it was evil on display. As a Christian, I think my concentration should be on good: love, God, Jesus, etc.  However, at a time like this, in the wake of such a horrific act, I contemplate evil. If I believe ...

Heavenly Father’s Day

Heavenly Father's Day
A while back, I saw a facebook post written on Father’s Day. The gentleman who wrote the post said, “I’m going out to buy my mother something for Father’s Day”. That’s comical and sad all in the same breath. It’s strange, but most people (with a few exceptions, of course) have a positive opinion of ...

Spiritual Warfare 2

Spiritual Warfare
In our supposedly civilized, educated, western society, the term “Spiritual Warfare” raises more than a few eyebrows. Most people, including many Christians, think that the Spiritual Warfare is a superstitious remnant of bygone evolutionary era. The mention of the Devil and demons makes people more uncomfortable than wool underwear. Mention the Devil and demons too much ...