Of Purses and Peace

Question: Other than a store, what one place can you find a bottle of water, hair brush, Band-Aids, breath mints, chewing gum, measuring tape, an assortment of writing utensils, various forms of currency (bills, coins, cards), phone, iPad, prescription drugs, pain relievers, hair spray, tooth picks (clean and used), tissues (clean and used), toys, makeup, … [Read more…]


“Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it.” Such a nice saying. Unfortunately, it’s not always an accurate forecast of what happens in the local church. It’s been eight years since we were ousted from our church in a swift coup d’état. I honestly cannot remember … [Read more…]


If you were asked to create a list of “Important Words for the Christian’s Life,” what words would make up your list? Salvation, forgiveness, mercy, grace, love, faith and prayer would surely appear. Perhaps you’d add the fruit of the Spirit. All of these would be on my list, plus one more. Meanwhile. Meanwhile? That’s … [Read more…]