Defensiveness and Devotion

Defensiveness and Devotion

February 27, 2012

Apologetics is a branch of theology that has to do with the defense of our faith.  It has from my perspective two dimensions that are both very important.  The first dimension of apologetics has to do with a clear and correct presentation of doctrine as revealed in the Word of...[more]

Are You Saved?

Are You Saved?

February 22, 2012

I have been thinking a lot lately about what we mean in our culture when we ask that question and a whole lot about how it is heard in our culture by those who hear it.  Let me tell you what I think we mean when we say it and then how it is heard.  We intend with our question to be...[more]

Family

Family

January 24, 2012

I have been thinking a lot about family in recent days. My daughter and her three young ones have been in our home for the longest period of time since she began birthing babies. Our wonderful son-in-law could not be with us due to the demands of his work schedule. We had fun. I found out yet...[more]

Reflections on a Sibling and the Savior

Reflections on a Sibling and the Savior

December 27, 2011

My sister died today. That is not language we use anymore in our country and particularly in the polite culture of the South. Nobody dies any more. Nobody has died since the fifties or sixties in our culture. They “pass” or “pass away” or my favorite, “enter into...[more]