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]

Santa and Our Savior

Santa and Our Savior

December 20, 2011

I am a boomer. I mention that from time to time because I want you to know one of the contexts in which I write that has had more impact on me and my perspective than I know. The older I get and the more I look backward to what has made me in part who I am, the more convinced I am that being a...[more]

Faith and Football

Faith and Football

December 9, 2011

Let me tell you what you will not find here.  You will not find me fussing at those who go crazy at a football game, sitting out in the elements to watch their favorite team even lingering at the stadium long after the game is over but attending worship only to complain about the length of...[more]

Reflectioins on Prayer

Reflectioins on Prayer

November 19, 2011

I must admit that I stay confused about prayer. My confusion does not come from what I hear the Bible saying but from what I hear other people saying. What other people say about prayer confuses me because if I hear them correctly, they are at least intimating that their prayer can change...[more]