A Tribute to Our Mothers (Moms)

This is Mother’s Day weekend and a flood of memories fill my soul.   First and foremost, I want to take a moment to commend the thousands and millions of Mothers who Love, Instruct, Teach, and Sacrifice for your families.  Collectively you embody these words penned by Solomon thousands of years ago: “A Virtuous Woman … Continue reading A Tribute to Our Mothers (Moms)

Utter Confusion!

One of the most interesting stories in the Hebrew (Jewish) Holy Writings is found in The Book of Beginnings.   This particular narrative revolves around a building campaign.  Let us eavesdrop on this event albeit some 3 to 4,000 years later...1 “Now the whole earth used the same language and the same words. 2 It came about as they journeyed … Continue reading Utter Confusion!

What Manner of Man is This?

Bible reading can be dangerous to your peace of mind.     I have a confession to make:  When I was a young believer in Christ, I thought there would come a time in my life when I would understand most Bible truths and pass from the stage of being a young and uninitiated disciple to … Continue reading What Manner of Man is This?

Why Do We Call This Friday “Good?”

Yesterday was known as Good Friday.   Why do we call this particular Friday Good Friday? We will come back to that question in a moment. As of tomorrow Sunday, April 21, 2019, The Lenten season will be officially over.  The Lenten season is a time when Christians seek to identify and more closely follow the … Continue reading Why Do We Call This Friday “Good?”

The Holiest of Weeks

This weekend most Western Christians will celebrate one of the holiest days of their sacred calendar year:  Palm Sunday. Just what is Palm Sunday?   Perhaps the beloved physician and Gospel author Saint Luke can help us. Saint Luke describes what took place on that first Psalm Sunday nearly 2,000 years ago with these words … Continue reading The Holiest of Weeks

The Wisdom of Our Ancestors: Why We Need the Ancient Books

Many years ago, a giant in the field of literature by the name of Clive Staples Lewis - commonly known as C.S. Lewis - wrote a marvelous essay (I believed published posthumously) entitled,  “On The Reading Of Old Books” [Lewis, C.S., GOD in the Dock, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1970.]. In this beautifully … Continue reading The Wisdom of Our Ancestors: Why We Need the Ancient Books

A Pastor’s Prayer for The President of The United States and For All Leaders In Authority

Through the years, I have developed a great love for the narrative portions of the Old Testament which are historical in nature. Many Biblical scholars write that the book of Joshua (a name that means “The LORD is Salvation”) through the book of Queen Esther, marks the beginnings of the works that are known as … Continue reading A Pastor’s Prayer for The President of The United States and For All Leaders In Authority

What Is The Value of Reading Old Literature?

In a beautifully written article entitled, "On The Reading Of Old Books" [Lewis, C.S., GOD in the Dock, Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan. 1970.] C.S. Lewis puts forth the argument that modern men and women too often forsake the classics of the past. Why is this so? Mr. Lewis offers some compelling insights. First, and … Continue reading What Is The Value of Reading Old Literature?

Some Passing Thoughts On The Current Scene – 13-May-2016-

The Democratic and Republican Primaries The Primary season is coming to a close and some would say at not a moment too soon. It appears at this juncture that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Billionaire mogul Donald Trump are going to be the respective nominees of their political parties. Mrs. Clinton has … Continue reading Some Passing Thoughts On The Current Scene – 13-May-2016-

Is Atlanta Still A City Too Busy To Hate?

It has been my privilege to have been a citizen of the great state of Georgia for nearly 35 years now. The old adage that time files is more than a truism. One of the things that attracted my family to the “New South” was the tremendous opportunities for growth and advancement in the Metro-Atlanta, … Continue reading Is Atlanta Still A City Too Busy To Hate?

T.G.I.G.F – “Thank GOD It’s Good Friday!”

In our everyday lexicon, we use the phrase T.G.I.F. at the end of week. For the few uninitiated people out there, the term T.G.I.F. is an acronym which states, “Thank GOD It’s Friday!” Scores of American Workers, Students, Stay-At-Home Moms and Dads – and many others look forward to rejuvenate their Souls and their Bodies … Continue reading T.G.I.G.F – “Thank GOD It’s Good Friday!”

Is The Donald “JEHU” of Old in Disguise?

Through the years, I have developed a great love for the narrative portions of the Old Testament which are historical in nature. Many Biblical scholars write that the book of Joshua (a name that means “The LORD is Salvation”) through the book of Queen Esther, marks the beginnings of the works that are known as … Continue reading Is The Donald “JEHU” of Old in Disguise?

Welcome to The Grand Old Party’s Demolition Derby

Several weeks ago, I put forth the proposition that the Grand Old Party (GOP) may be headed for a steep decline or at the very least for a time in the “political wilderness.” Well, the events that transpired this past week give strong evidence that the premise that I put forth might have some merit. … Continue reading Welcome to The Grand Old Party’s Demolition Derby

Winning By Any Means Necessary???

The 2016 Presidential primary season continues to unfold with much drama, intrigue – dare we say subterfuge – and ongoing suspense. At this present juncture, the Democratic Primary looks as if it may finally be coming to a resolution.  Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton handily won the South Carolina primary on Saturday, February … Continue reading Winning By Any Means Necessary???

Will The Republican Party be Exiled in The Presidential Wilderness?

The Iowa Caucus is only moments away and our nation will begin the formal process of choosing a successor to President Barack Obama. The existential question for political conservatives is this:  What do they make of the Donald Trump wild card factor that has changed the dynamics of the Republican Party primary season? Perhaps the … Continue reading Will The Republican Party be Exiled in The Presidential Wilderness?