Crazy Anna

Several years ago an email came to the church from a lady in England.  Her name was Anna and she said she was a member of an Evangelical church in the London area.  She had a request. She wondered if she could prevail upon the church to provide lodging for her for a week-end, Friday …

That They Might Know Him

Merry Christmas!   Now, that is not a politically correct greeting. To an increasing number it is “Happy Holidays”, or “Season’s Greetings” that should be the ambiguous and inclusive greeting for this time of year. Our culture wars continue as more and more we transition from a Christian societal foundation to a pagan one.  But …

Not So Common Sense

Do you get the idea that “common sense” is not all that common anymore?  Common sense once was those propositions, ideals, or evaluations of things that were self-evident.  The framers of our Constitution lived in a day when the very birth of our nation was based in “self-evident” truth. They were common sense propositions with …

Losing Heart

Life ebbs and flows doesn’t it.  Today’s joy quickly turns to tomorrows sorrows.  In one period we are financially “flush” and at another there is great want.  At times we think we could not possibly feel any better physically (given our age :)), and at other times we feel miserable.  Then, we have wonderful times …