“Learning to Lament”

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on October 14, 2016) Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer. How long will you people turn my glory into shame? How long will you […]

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“What Are You Focusing On?”

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on August 5, 2016) “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, […]

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“And What is Love?”

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on July 22, 2016) On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He […]

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“The End of Fear”

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on November 27, 2015) “And when I saw [Jesus], I fell at His feet as dead. But He laid His right hand on me, saying to me, “Do not be afraid; I am the First and the Last.” (Revelation 1:17, NKJV). On […]

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How to Love and Disagree

(This also appeared in the Faith column of the Sentinel-News in Shelbyville, KY on July 10, 2015) Jesus said unto him, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto […]

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Vegan Pastor

A few weeks ago, I made the decision to live as a vegan.  This was something I had thinking about for some time. About four and a half years ago, I decided to stop eating red meat.  The reason was not incredibly sophisticated.  I simply had been eating too much of it.  The week that […]

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