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The appeal and problem with pacifism

Pacifism appeals to all who seek to follow Christ. Jesus said turn the other cheek and to treat your enemies the same as you do your friends. Because Jesus followers … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

What if civil war came to Texas?

Imagine Texas finally seceding from the Union as so many have blustered through the years. Lots of planning has occurred, and it takes the United States government a while to … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Teachers, we thank you for helping us become all that God intended

Their names stick in my mind with the glue of memory — Moore, Smith, Emerson, Coffman, and Sandoz. They left more than their names in my mind; they were my … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Celebrating God’s creation on Earth Day

I was fortunate to participate in the Georgetown, TX, Earth Day March for science today. A good crowd turned out, while cheered from the March path and honked horns of … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Welcome to paradise

Driving through the Texas countryside on Easter Sunday, one of my daughters and I stopped at a service station. As we entered the young, scruffy man wearing a bandanna around … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Praying with Jesus 5

The cross and resurrection figure large in our thoughts right now, and I struggle with how to pray. I decided to follow an ancient practice and “pray the Scriptures.” It’s … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Praying with Jesus 4

The cross and resurrection figure large in our thoughts right now, and I struggle with how to pray. I decided to follow an ancient practice and “pray the Scriptures.” It’s … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Praying with Jesus 3

The cross and resurrection figure large in our thoughts right now, and I struggle with how to pray. I decided to follow an ancient practice and “pray the Scriptures.” It’s … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Good Friday takes off the mask of sin

The late African American pastor Gardner C. Taylor once spoke of Jesus’ crucifixion as unmasking sin. This unmasking is the work with Jesus had come to earth to perform. In … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Praying with Jesus 2

The cross and resurrection figure large in our thoughts right now, and I struggle with how to pray. I decided to follow an ancient practice and “pray the Scriptures.” It’s … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment