Category Archives: Bible

TIMING

Esther 4:14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING LUTHER OR CELEBRATING TRUTH

Within a few short weeks, the Lutheran church will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the nailing of the 95 Thesis on the church at Wittenburg, Germany and the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.  My church is planning an outreach celebration … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Today is September 23, 2017 – a day that should be the ending of all the strife in the world, all the evil, all the pain, every last person and the elimination of planet Earth.  So say the astronomers.  Their reasoning … Continue reading

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WORK ETHIC VS. ENTITLEMENT VS. LOVE

A good work ethic means staying late to finish the work someone else didn’t want to do or didn’t feel he had to do. It means giving up lunch to take care of a customer. It means putting in more … Continue reading

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CONSCIENCE

 “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Romans 12:2 Last night we … Continue reading

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BEST SELLER

Over thirty years ago, I wrote a play for my high school drama team.  I’d written before, but never a full length play.  The necessity for me to write was because the material out there for young teens was not consistent … Continue reading

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THE DISCIPLINE OF WRITING

“Writing is the painting of the voice.”  Voltaire What does it take to be a writer?  No it isn’t the flashiest computer money can buy.  It has little to do with your opinion.  It’s really nothing more than a discipline.  So, … Continue reading

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DESTROYING OUR HISTORY

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”   George Orwell We can tear down our monuments; eliminate offensive art depicting wars of the past from public buildings; try to whitewash … Continue reading

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WHERE IS GOD?

Hurricanes, wildfires, flooding, deadly tornadoes, earthquakes are all part of God’s plan.  We often wonder where He is during massive destruction.  We wonder where He is during a terrorist attack, when innocent people are wiped off the face of the … Continue reading

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START SPREADING THE NEWS

The first and last time I was in New York City was on a Labor Day weekend several years ago.  My sister had purchased my ticket and met me there.  It was the perfect time to visit, since the usual … Continue reading

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