My family and I are the most non-conventional preacher's family and preacher. We don't try to be at every church function, and we don't try to look like what most congregation's think their preacher and his family should look like. As a matter of perspective, I don't view myself, first, as a preacher, but as … Continue reading The Kids My Teen Daughter Eats Lunch With

The Kids My Teen Daughter Eats Lunch With

No praise or repudiation of either candidate in what follows should be construed as an endorsement of one candidate over another.  I, for one, was surprised at the election outcome. I had commented to my wife after the first presidential debate that Clinton would be the next president. She acted presidential while Trump went on … Continue reading Acting Gentlemanly in the Post-Election Uproar

Acting Gentlemanly in the Post-Election Uproar

This last Sunday evening, I preached on a Christian sexual ethic. This topic is filled with landmines if for no other reason than that most of those in attendance, myself included, had transgressed God's standard of sexual expression. I wanted to be kind and compassionate for this reason, but I also wanted to convey God's … Continue reading A Christian Sexuality—Last Sunday Night’s Sermon

A Christian Sexuality—Last Sunday Night’s Sermon