The Quest for the Great Theological “One-Liner”

Any consumer of media will tell you their list of favorite “one-liners.”  These “one-liners” are often the satisfying climax to demonstrating complete and total victory over an opponent or foreshadowing to an epic event that achieves a win for the good guys.  The classic example is the “Oh yeah?  You and whose army?”  To whichContinue reading “The Quest for the Great Theological “One-Liner””

The Stout Scot

The life of John Knox can only be defined as “extraordinary.”  He was born around the year 1514 and died in November 24, 1572.  He was raised in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, located about fifteen miles from Edinburgh.  His early education took place at the Haddington Grammar School and in 1536 he obtained his M.A.Continue reading “The Stout Scot”

Preparing for the Unknown

I enjoy investing. Whether my 401k, stock market investments, the fascination with cryptocurrency, and the potential of startups. After discovering my risk tolerance, the research required to make educated guesses with a potential for some sort of future return is relaxing. Investment gurus and experts worldwide are talking about the future volatility and uncertainty ofContinue reading “Preparing for the Unknown”

A Call to Stand Firm

The first chapter of Genesis is packed with a myriad of doctrines and has been the subject of study and sermons for thousands of years. In fact, Jesus Himself taught on it in Mark 10:6, “But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.” As Christians, we hold to the Bible asContinue reading “A Call to Stand Firm”

Where Can I Worship the Lord?

The Issue of Worship Location An exposition of John 4. Christian Worship Still Happens on Lockdown With the arrival of COVID-19 and worldwide lockdown orders, every single religion on the planet has faced restrictions and issues.  The adherents of these religions have been unable to follow through on the sacred ordinances of their “faiths.”  MuslimsContinue reading “Where Can I Worship the Lord?”

A Purchase Worth Remembering

How many of us, when we make a purchase, systematically go through our receipt to see if we were overcharged?  Many go through their receipts with fine-tooth combs considering everything that was purchased.  The holiday shopping season is here, and the amount of buying that is going on will drastically grow in the days approachingContinue reading “A Purchase Worth Remembering”

Restoring the Awe and Wonder of Pentecost

The Word of God is a gift, given and preserved by our Lord, inspired by the Holy Spirit, through the writings of faithful men, and faithfully translated over the centuries with fantastic accuracy. The truths within though, fall prey to our fleshly desires and one frequent result is the loss of awe and wonder. EveryContinue reading “Restoring the Awe and Wonder of Pentecost”

Your Child’s Love Is Precious

There is great difficulty in getting someone to understand that their own standards are unattainable for their co-workers.  The optimistic side to that is that the individual is full of passion, is detail-oriented, and has high standards for their area of charge. However the negative can be a creation of an environment where they areContinue reading “Your Child’s Love Is Precious”