HONOR

Today, September 20, 2021, I achieved my three-score and ten years on this planet. Reaching this milestone and transitioning to a new decade of life is an occasion for reflection. I am reflecting on significant lessons learned during the formative years of my childhood. At times awareness of lessons imparted during my youth went unnoticed … More HONOR

THE JOY AND WONDER OF SCIENCE – Increasing Our Science Knowledge Base

Introduction: How do we as humans come to put our trust in someone or something? Builders rely on reinforced concrete to construct a typical building’s foundation. A knowledge base constitutes a foundation for trust. The more information we have, the better we can decide who or what to trust. Built upon that knowledge base is … More THE JOY AND WONDER OF SCIENCE – Increasing Our Science Knowledge Base

PROTECTING THE SANCTITY OF THE PULPIT Part 2 – A Poisonous Leaven

I have spent a lot of time “in the pulpit” over the years. The value system one carries into the pulpit is as crucial as the message. What follows is a reflection of my “in the pulpit” value system. The sanctity of the pulpit. The word pulpit is from the Latin “pulpitum,”¬†which means scaffold or … More PROTECTING THE SANCTITY OF THE PULPIT Part 2 – A Poisonous Leaven

GIDEON’S ARMY – Advancing the Kingdom

An entertaining story in the Old Testament of the Bible focuses on the life and times of Gideon. (For the whole story, read chapters 5 through 8 of the book of Judges) https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Judges%206-8&version=NIV Because of Israel’s disobedience, God had lifted His protection. For seven years, the Midianites had been oppressing Israel. The Midianite tactic of … More GIDEON’S ARMY – Advancing the Kingdom