White Flag Christianity

“So I brought him to Your disciples, but they could not cure him.” Matthew 17:16   Failure is hardly an option in our minds, for we know that Jesus Christ has shared his power with us.  But if we are honest we must admit to moments when we can’t do what Jesus can do.  WeContinue reading “White Flag Christianity”

Geriatrics R Us, and Other Thoughts

I’m coming up to 50 and it seems very strange.  I have never gotten old before, so it is an adventure.  I guess for the first time I’m face-to-face with three things. 1)  I am older than most people I meet.  A few weeks ago I attended the weekly pastor’s meeting for Homer.  I lookedContinue reading “Geriatrics R Us, and Other Thoughts”

Short Timers

“Lord, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered— how fleeting my life is.” Ps 39:4, NLT Typically, we avoid this level of scrutiny.  Life is best enjoyed in a relative ignorance, and we certainly do not welcome the knowledge that life is limited.  We areContinue reading “Short Timers”