January 9, 2013

God Asks You To Do It Again

And He saw two boats drawn up by the lake, but the fishermen had gone down from them and were washing their nets.   When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon (Peter), Put out into the deep [water], and lower your nets for a haul. And Simon (Peter) answered, Master, we toiled all […]
November 27, 2012

Sometimes God Brings You By the Scenic Route

 Besides being pillars of modern day Christianity, what do Abraham, Joseph, David, and Paul have in common? They all arrived at their promises by the “scenic route”, or the long way. According to Wikipedia, a scenic route is “a, tourist road, tourist route, holiday route, theme route, or scenic byway is a specially designated road or waterway that travels through an […]
September 25, 2012

Life without God

“But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.” Lord Byron  I have often wondered how the atheist navigates the pains and losses of life without a spiritual center […]
September 25, 2012

Life without God

“But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.” Lord Byron  I have often wondered how the atheist navigates the pains and losses of life without a spiritual center […]
September 6, 2011

What do we Learn from Tragedy?

September 11th forever redefined America and gave new meaning to the word “normal”.  It was a day that shook our confidence, our comfort, and our unspoken sense of invincibility. The depth and the breadth of what happened that day was beyond comprehension. There are some things unique to that day that happened. One is […]
April 26, 2011

See You on the Other Side!

Recently my wife and I had the greatest pleasure in conducting a remarriage for two people who had each come out of difficult circumstances.  Although I do not do remarriages lightly, in this case it was a no brainer – for in coming together, healing and closure occurred after many protracted years of hope […]