Remember Me

(Continued from “Die Quietly”) In all fairness to Prince Hamlet, his “Tell my story,” captures a deep longing of the human heart. And while all such longings left to themselves become  corrupt and perverse, they are often signs of something deeper, truer, better for which we were created.  It is the way of the market … More Remember Me

“Die quietly.”

(Continued from “You are Dust”) “Stop bleating.” Most sermons simply aren’t that memorable. Many are good, encouraging, helpful, instructive…but memorable? However, there was this series from Graham Cooke that I heard nearly 20 years ago that sticks with me to this day.  In discussing our general lack of discernment he noted that many times we … More “Die quietly.”

You are dust…

…and to dust you shall return. That image of children huddled together on the front pew, looking towards the open doorway, eyes filled with growing panic, as young men crouch just inside then brave a look out once more…how close was that explosion…that image of Syrian Christians worshiping and wondering when they will  be killed … More You are dust…

The Pope, “Christian” Media, and the much neglected Spiritual gift.

The headline was eye-grabbing. The Pope said a personal relationship with Jesus was dangerous. Certainly this is the sign we need to show us he is the anti-Christ…or at least the false prophet. It is sad, really. This gossip and bilge offered as journalism. The so-called Christian media is as guilty of slander and gossip … More The Pope, “Christian” Media, and the much neglected Spiritual gift.