Here Lies The Human Race


Last year, at the Men’s Bible Study at Hope Chapel, Pastor Dale asked us “What is evil?” There were a lot of descriptive answers, like “Adolph Hitler, he was evil” and so on. Evil is this, evil is that… You know what I mean. I sat there and pondered it, and said to myself, no,…

FaceBook Needs A Dislike Button


I put out a question on my FaceBook page today. Question: Why doesn’t FaceBook have a “Dislike” button? Every other commenting platform out there has a like / dislike (or thumb’s up / thumb’s down) feature. What’s up with that? To which I received the follow response: Because it’s not “the Facebook Way.” Link To…

The Battle of the Mind


Is the fabric of our society crumbling? I often wonder. I think that 1st Century believers also thought that their world was headed for imminent collapse. The truth is, we have been in the “End times” ever since Jesus ascended to Heaven to sit at the right hand of the Father. These end times will…

Refreshing In The Lord


Last week at our Mini-church / Bible Study, we were discussing the question of “Refreshing in the Lord”. What exactly does that mean? There are probably some decent denotative descriptions, such as “Filling with the Holy Spirt for purposes of revitalizing one’s faith” or some such. That didn’t do much for me though. I related…

He Sent His Very Best


I come back to this almost every day. We are NOT, as Christians, to get so wrapped up in the world that we forget where we are going. I told our daughter just today that we cannot (can never) resolve the past fully; that we can only make some sense from it, and learn the…

Thoughts For Independence Day 2017


Malachi 2:17 “You have wearied the Lord with your words. But you say, “How have we wearied him?” By saying, “Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and he delights in them.” Or by asking, “Where is the God of justice?”” This to me, is what Bonhoeffer was talking about…