John Didn’t Recognize His Cousin Jesus?

Recently on Facebook, I was asked a couple of questions by a Facebook friend. I could have answered both questions in a single sentence, but such a reply would not substantiate why I believe as I do, and would make it appear that there was nothing more to my statements than mere opinion. So rather than accept the limitations of Facebook communication, I’ve decided to write articles answering these questions, and post them here on my website. So here then…

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Scriptural Principles That Determine My Political Views – October 3, 2016

In my previous blog about my politics, I went on record as saying that I hold certain convictions that are based on the Bible, which I believe to be the word of God, and that I will vote in ways that are consistent with those convictions. I said that I will address how that applies to supporting political candidates and parties, and I will. But first things first. I need to quote some relevant Scriptures at this point. Some may…

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The Source of My Political Views – September 28, 2016

Warning: this is about politics, specifically, what is the basis for and source of my political views. I chose to let you know that right in the title, but I’m also stressing it here at the outset so that there will be no mistake. If you don’t want to read about my politics, then don’t read on; stop right here. And for that matter, you probably will want to avoid my next several blogs. If you do read on, bear…

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Review of “Risen” – Part I

Last night my wife and I saw the film Risen. As is her custom, Beth posted to Facebook about our going to see the movie while we were sitting in the theater before the show even started. Someone on Facebook replied, asking for our review. I volunteered to write such a review, and this blog is me making good on that promise. I’m going to write this in two parts. The first part can be read before you see the film.…

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10 Things I’m Looking for When I Visit Your Church

My husband, Larry and I have been visiting a lot of churches lately.  I’m not very good at getting to know new people, so visiting a church is not easy for me. Every time I go through the process of being a church visitor, I learn something new about myself and about church people. It is also my nature to try and figure out what makes visiting a good experience versus one that makes me feel unwelcome or uncomfortable. I…

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