Naughty Or Nice?

Maybe you heard the story of Joseph in Sunday School or saw Andrew Lloyd Weber’s musical with Donnie Osmond, JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Joseph was a man of extraordinary character and incredible discipline. Hated by his brothers; they sold Joseph into slavery, he was treated unjustly but always seemed to show others grace through it all. He saves …

Taste and See Jesus

When I first learned to read, my parents bought me a boatload of Dr. Seuss books: Cat in the Hat, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks, and Horton Hears a Who!.  I read them all but for some reason,  I read Green Eggs and Ham over and over and over again, much to the chagrin of my poor parents and relatives! I’m thinking …

Believe Anyway?

Growing up, my aunt Dorothy would always give my sister and I books to read for Christmas. I’m sure I got other stuff from her as well, but to this day I remember the Encyclopedia-like children’s books that were waiting for us under the tree! My favorite author by far was Hans Christian Andersen, the Danish author who wrote fairy …

I Am An Atheist

…about gods that don’t exist. Richard Dawkins in his book, The God Delusion, states, “We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in.” You might find it strange for a pastor to call himself an atheist, but I am…about gods that don’t exist. There are gods that we should stop believing in. And that’s …