Some Honest Observations from a Spectacular Day

Some Honest Observations from a Spectacular Day

April 16, 2012

I was in Athens, Georgia on April 14.  I was there with my son to spend the day first at the UGA vs. Ole Miss baseball game and then at the G-Day Spring Game.  We left mid-morning on a sun drenched, blue sky day and had a very wonderful conversation on our way to Athens.  I...[more]

Al's Blog: Pleasure Seeking People

Al's Blog: Pleasure Seeking People

April 9, 2012

We are a pleasure seeking, almost anymore a pleasure driven people.  And at one important level we should be and should intensify the pursuit.  We ought to find the greatest delight in life in bringing pleasure to God.  It ought to be our aim as it was the aim of the Apostle Paul...[more]

Al's Blog: The Text is the Thing

Al's Blog: The Text is the Thing

April 3, 2012

I have about three kinds of issues swirling around in me this morning that are begging to be addressed.  You may have little interest in any of them but they are things that cause me concern as reflective signs of our age.  I want to write about all three but the third of the three is...[more]

Reflections on what the Bible says about the Poor

Reflections on what the Bible says about the Poor

March 19, 2012

Reflections from "Who are the Poor?" sermon. The most striking thing that I learned from my own study of the biblical texts related to the issue of the poor is the definition that emerged and the defining boundaries of responsibility...[more]