My Friend Shawn

My Friend Shawn
I belong to a men’s group at my local church. There’s about 10 of us who meet at 0630 on Thursday mornings. As one would expect, we’ve grown very close to each other. We share our successes and our struggles. A few months ago, I gave my testimony during a morning meeting of my men’s ...

Why We Do Need God: A Response to “Why You Don’t Need God” CNN.com

Why We Do Need God: A Response to
On January 8, 2015 CNN.com published an article entitled “Why You Don’t Need God”. The article is written by Ryan Bell who was once a Seventh-day Adventist pastor. He is now an atheist. The entire article can be accessed via the following link:  http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/08/opinion/bell-god-atheism/index.html When I first read Bell’s article, I was angry. I write many blog posts for ...

Apologies, Clarifications, and Such 2

Apologies, Clarifications, and Such
You ever say something that just didn’t come out right? Well, I wrote something that just didn’t come out right. In my last blog, “Stay Humble and Carry on”, I explained how God had blessed me. Then, I explained my shortcomings with humility. After that I explained how I cope with my shortcomings. And lastly, ...

Stay Humble and Carry On 2

Stay Humble and Carry On
“Whoever honors himself will be humbled and whoever humbles himself will be honored.” Mathew 23:12 Sometimes it’s easy for me to get cocky and borderline arrogant. I was smart. I made good grades in school. I was on the academic team and won several awards.  I was also athletic. I played sports. I went to ...