Monthly Archives: April 2017

Easter Blues

My intention is for this post to be encouraging…I promise…but before I get to the encouraging part, I need to let you in on a secret that pastors try to keep quiet. That secret is that many of us dread … Continue reading

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Capital Punishment

The most holy of all religious days occurs in the Christian faith this week. Easter Sunday, for both the Western Church and the Orthodox Church, is this Sunday, April 16, 2017. As the Apostle’s Creed states, we believe Jesus was “crucified, dead, … Continue reading

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Strike Against Syria

Three caveats before proceeding. I am a struggling pacifist. What that means is I wish I were a pacifist, but the evils of using chemical weapons to kill innocent children, women, and men, make it difficult for me to conclude a … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Court (Luke 22:63-23:25)

A Kangaroo Court is a mock court where a guilty verdict is predetermined. It is a court characterized by irresponsible and unauthorized proceedings. But where did the phrase, kangaroo court, originate? No one knows for sure. But one thing most … Continue reading

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