The American Mutilation of the Hero or A Tribute to a Quiet Hero defines a hero as “a man of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities.”  In a bygone era, our culture looked to heroes like Winston Churchill, Douglas MacArthur, and Martin Luther King, Jr.  These men epitomized bravery, conviction, and grit.  Adults admired them.  Children idolized them.  Societies benefited from […]

Thanksgiving: A Pastor’s Perspective

American’s are turning their hearts towards Thanksgiving this week.  For some that is a thinly veiled excuse to gorge themselves on food, shop excessively, or any other number of traditional activities.  Still, many do truly take time to thank the Lord for the myriad of blessings in their lives.  I want to take a personal […]

Married and didn’t know it

There is no doubt that marriage is under fire today.  We have no-fault laws that make marital vows meaningless.  The pressure is constantly being ratcheted up to redefine what marriage is and who can participate.  Gone is the biblical understanding of one man and one woman committed for one lifetime.  Society is so far adrift […]

How Christians have the political process wrong

An unprecedented $6 billion has been spent during this political season to secure your vote.  The constant barrage of commercials, debates, and political commentary has literally worked our nation into a frenzy.  Politicians and pundits are largely to blame for this; fear is the most common currency used to buy our participation in the political […]