TRIBUTE

TRIBUTE Last week began and ended with a parade. The city of Philadelphia honored their beloved NFL, Super Bowl champion Eagles with a rollicking celebration. It seemed the whole city turned out on a frigid, sunny day to give tribute.  An unprecedented win of a...

I Am

Jesus said to them, “Very truly, I tell you, before Abraham was, I am.” John 8:58 No, I am not going to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday. Matthew is shooting in a tournament up in Denver.  Kim is coaching other archers in the same event. Chuck and one of his Dungeons...

Jehovah Jireh

Last night we watched a rerun of the old Highway to Heaven show.  At one point in particular something nonsensical took place in the show.  As Kim, Mom and I discussed it, I explained it by saying, “Jonathan (the Michael Landon character) is an angel.  He just made a...

The Comeback Trail

I do not consider that I have made it my own; but this one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 3:13-14 In 1936 boxer Joe...

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

I have always felt just a little different.  Eccentric isn’t quite descriptive of how I feel about myself.  Neither does odd, unconventional, peculiar, strange, weird or bizarre.  After all, I look in the mirror, I see a balding, grey bearded, Protestant pastor, with...