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Pastoral ministry is not for wimps and neither is beekeeping. Both endeavors have their own problems and pains. First, bee keeping is messy! Bees use a substance called propolis to glue stuff in their hives. Bees make the red resin-like material from the buds of cone-bearing trees. This stuff gets […]

The Sting of Ministry



Wednesday’s Word is a blog series about words associated with Christian theology. Today’s, August 23, 2017, Wednesday’s Word is Demon. The subject of demons seems to get much attention from Hollywood, but little attention in churches. Demons are a part of the Bible so we shouldn’t back away from speaking […]

Demon


Wednesday’s Word is a blog series about words associated with Christian theology. Today’s, August 16, 2017, Wednesday’s Word is Christian. Where did the word come from? The word “Christian” is a derivative of the Greek word “christos,” which means Christ. Followers of Jesus the Christ became known as Christians early […]

Christian


Wednesday’s Word: Beatitude Jesus preached the Beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount. The Sermon on the Mount spans three (3) chapters in the book of Matthew, chapters five (5) through seven (7). The Beatitudes are found from Matt. 5:3-11. In most dictionaries “Beatitude” is translated as something like “extreme […]

Beatitude



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I’m starting a new blog series about theological words. My goal is to post once a week on Wednesday about a theological word that may interest you or confuse you. If you have a theological word that you would like for me to write about, then send it in the […]

Adoption





As I type, I am lying in a bed surrounded by a mosquito net. I’m sure you realize from the title that I’m in Haiti, but that raises many other questions. Some of those questions may be: Why are you in Haiti? and Where are you in Haiti? I’ll answer […]

Haiti 2017