Gay Marriage: A Pastoral Response

Gay Marriage: A Pastoral Response

In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage in all 50 states, there has been a firestorm of Facebook posts and blogs. My goal is not to debate the ruling. Instead, I want to briefly describe the decline of Christian moral values in America during...
Why I am Opposed to the Legalization of Marijuana

Why I am Opposed to the Legalization of Marijuana

I have smoked pot thousands of times.  From my early teens to early twenties I smoked pot nearly every day, and normally many times a day.  Experientially, I was an expert on pot. It has been nearly thirty years since I got high.  My friends tell me the pot is better...
“JESUS CALLING” BY SARAH YOUNG

“JESUS CALLING” BY SARAH YOUNG

In recent months I have been asked several times what I think about Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. So here is my brief response. On October 23, 2013 the NY Times stated, “Since its 2004 release, Ms. Young’s ‘Jesus Calling,’ a collection of 365 short daily ‘devotionals’...