On Saturday, just as I was waiting to go onto a church platform to officiate a wedding, I heard that Frederick Buechner had passed away. At 96 years …An Author Who Has Changed My Life, Frederick Buechner, Has Died (1926-2022)
A poem posted at my other blog Step Ahead is inspired by the post “Preparing For Action” about the documented record of Jesus entering Jerusalem for …Poetry Friday 08-12-2022
“Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things.” Given everything that has happened the last couple of months in Uvalde, our nation,…Choosing The Better Part – A Sermon On Luke 10:38-42
One night a lady came home from her weekly prayer meeting, found she was being robbed, and she shouted out, “Acts 2:38: ‘Repent and be baptized and …The Heart of David
In my childhood, it was not unusual to hear someone ask, “Who are your people?” It was a semi-polite, Southernism designed to elicit essential …Mary: The Blessing of All Generations
Twenty years ago, September 11, 2001, 3,229 people lost their lives to terrorism. Most of us remember exactly where we were we heard the news or …Remembering 9/11
As we have watched scenes in Afghanistan, it feels very literally like “the enemy is at the gates.” Many of us already feel besieged by COVID. The …Is Ignorance the Enemy at the Gates?