Category Archives: Uncategorized

Me, Black Lives Matter and the NAACP?

Revelation 7:9 – “After this I looked and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and in front of the Lamb.” Never did I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Is Christianity a Foolish Religion?

For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18 Christianity has never been without its skeptics. For those who believe … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Did I Skip Bible Verses Yesterday?

“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness…” (2 Timothy 3:16) A few months ago I opened the sports section of the Washington Post and they did not supply the final score of … Continue reading

Posted in christianity, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Pontius Pilate: Ruthless or Indecisive Governor?

When Pilate saw that he could not prevail at all, but rather that a [c]tumult was rising, he took water and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, “I am innocent of the blood of this [d]just Person. You see to it.” Matthew 27:24 The Gospel writers give … Continue reading

Posted in christianity, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Binge Watching While Sheltering

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Be Concerned, but Don’t Live in Fear

“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul.” ~ Psalm 94:19 The global spread of COVID-19 has caused us to rethink how we go about our daily lives. The pandemic has caused churches to consider … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What Can We Do?

It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of COVID-19. There are boundaries on where we go, who we see and how we interact with people. Businesses are closing their doors, the economy is suffering and people are losing their … Continue reading

Posted in christianity, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Should We Act Against Our Conscience?

But whoever has doubts is condemned if they eat, because their eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin.  Romans 14:23 The proposed separation in the United Methodist Church has created concerns, one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?

Their disagreement was so sharp that they separated.  Acts 15:39 On January 3 a diverse, 16-member group of United Methodist bishops and other leaders released a nine-page “Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation.” This proposal, if passed at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What Determines a Church’s Direction? Memory or Imagination?

…he did not do many miracles there because of their lack of faith (Matthew 13:58). Huntingtown United Methodist Church needs both. I have served churches that were planted in the late 1800s, so I understand the power and value of … Continue reading

Posted in christianity, Old Testament, religion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment