Tonight, I watched another movie/documentary on abortion. About a year ago, the story broke from Philadelphia about a doctor there who was eventually convicted of murder as he would kill babies born alive during an abortion procedure. He would snip the back of their necks. You can find that website which carries that film by […]Read more "“Babies Are Murdered Here” – A Movie"
Ravi Zacharias was preaching recently and he quoted a portion of a poem I had never heard. It had special significance to me as I reflect on a year that recently ended as well as a year recently begun. The poem is called “God Knows” and was written by Minnie Louise Haskins. Here is what […]Read more "“Safer than a known way”"
My final post of 2013 (not actually posted until January 2014) dealt with the closing of one year and the beginning of a new one. My “resolution” for 2014 was to deal with an old enemy in a new year. This old enemy is anxiety. It’s early in the year and I thought it would […]Read more "A new year, and an old enemy"
The first book I read in 2014 in Henri Nouwen’s The Wounded Healer. This small book packs a punch. In it, Nouwen comments on the role of ministry preparation (i.e., seminary) for actual ministry. Here is what he says. “…the desire for more professionalism in the ministry is understanding. But the danger is that instead of […]Read more "On ministry preparation and compassion"
I’ve never seen the play “Rent”, yet I’m indebted to it because now I can sing that five-hundred-twenty-five-thousand-six-hundred more minutes of my life have come and gone (was I supposed to hyphenate all that??????). And now, I want to briefly reflect on this year and comment on a “resolution” for the year to come. What […]Read more "One year to review, another to preview"