The Supremacy of the Riches of Christ, Colossians 1:24-2:5

Friends, I am currently preaching through the Epistle to the Colossians. The series of sermons is called The Supremacy of Christ. Here is the third in the series. I may well post the other two, but they are rather long so I’m trying to decide if I want to scale them back first. (The first… Continue reading The Supremacy of the Riches of Christ, Colossians 1:24-2:5

A Few Stories to Tide You Over for a While

Friends, Here are some stories and brief commentary that might hold your interest for a minute or two. First, at the height of today’s absurdity: Earth Hour At 8 p.m. local time today, some of the world’s most iconic landmarks will disappear from city skylines as millions of people all across the globe take part… Continue reading A Few Stories to Tide You Over for a While

Photo Page Updated

Friends, I updated my Photo page tonight with photos from a recent day off that my wife and I spent in beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Among the attractions we visited: Station Square, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Garden, Heinz Field, and the ever spectacular Fort Pitt Tunnel–THE best way to enter any city in the world! Access… Continue reading Photo Page Updated

It’s a Good Thing Obama is not Really a Preacher

Friends, Well, Obama is at it again. According to The Christian Post, Obama has commented on the salvation of his mother: While answering a question about his Christian faith, Obama said he believes that Jesus Christ died for his sins and through God’s grace and mercy he could have “everlasting life,” according to the Los… Continue reading It’s a Good Thing Obama is not Really a Preacher

Christians and Politics

Friends, Should Christians be involved in politics? Well, I suppose that depends on what one means by ‘be involved’. We are necessarily involved in politics if we vote in any election. So, at least at this barest minimum, yes: we should be involved in politics. Here’s part of a conversation concerning this issue: Dr. Frank… Continue reading Christians and Politics

More Mindless Ranting About Harry Potter but Not From Me

Friends, I am a huge fan of books, and anyone who has spent any time here at all knows this to be true. So I have a tendency to get rather worked up when I read about people who are in favor of, for lack of a better term, censorship in reading. I should also… Continue reading More Mindless Ranting About Harry Potter but Not From Me

Hitting the Big Time. *Sniff* “I’d Like to Thank…” *Sniff*

Friends, I just want you to know that I have arrived! After 13 months of blogging here at wordpress my moment is finally here: I have been linked at Wikipedia! That’s right, Wikipedia! I wrote this post about an Iranian film that is a sort of ‘response’ to Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ… Continue reading Hitting the Big Time. *Sniff* “I’d Like to Thank…” *Sniff*

Barak Obama’s Speech: ‘Stop Telling the Truth about My Associates’

**Warning: Political rant ahead. You have been warned.**  Friends, Many of you have no doubt seen the recent tirade by the preacher at Barak Obama’s home ‘church.’ I won’t replay it here. You can see it here. Anyhow, Mr Obama has been answering a lot of really tough questions about this ‘sermon’ that Mr Jeremiah Wright… Continue reading Barak Obama’s Speech: ‘Stop Telling the Truth about My Associates’

Easter Checklist & Church Marketing

Friends, I wish I hadn’t come across this article at Christian Post because it really, really ruined my afternoon: Easter Checklist: 18 Factors For a Successful Church Outreach. Here’s how it all begins: Easter Sunday is less than a week away and most churches have already laid out their strategies on how to reach the… Continue reading Easter Checklist & Church Marketing