#140 – The Pathway to A Reprobate Mind, Part 1

Not long ago, rational thought processes drew from long-held moral and societal principles and led to logical, common-sense conclusions that set the standard in our society. History provided a reservoir of sound precedents that were respected. Today is different. Things no longer need to make sense. They are validated if they reflect the emotionally and…

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#139 – The Great Boat Lift of 9/11

Read this story, or at least look at the photos and captions, and let the spirit of it sink into you. https://www.nj.com/news/2021/09/the-great-boat-lift-of-911.html As you do, ask yourself how different this was from the rescue mission that Jesus left with the Church. And ask if we are willing to rescue the lost and care for the…

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#138 – The Power of the Jab

I’ve seen a lot of controversy but nothing with the power to separate a nation, friends, churches and families like the jab does. Hell celebrates. It has taken us to new levels of throwing others into broad categories of supposedly irrational beliefs that assumedly lead to actions with dire consequences. Opposing high stakes viewpoints held…

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#137 – What If – – ?

Is it possible that events leading up to Jesus’ return are as different from what many expect, as His first arrival was different from what the Jews expected? Could our expectation of escaping pain, cause us to miss seeing God’s sovereign plan and redemptive action today? What if He is working toward something far grander…

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#136 – “Maybe We Should Just Wait and See”

I was flying a 1940’s Douglas DC-3 aircraft from Arizona to Pennsylvania when my co-pilot said that smoke was coming from the right engine. The worn-out engines were on the airplane as it sat in the desert for years before we bought it, so I was alert to possible troubles. My options were to take…

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#135 – When Will Nothing Else Matter?

What does it take to bring one to the place where nothing matters more than knowing Jesus? I’m wondering what matters to our brothers and sisters in Afghanistan who are being hunted down today because of their faith. They must abandon everything to save their life, and then many must give up their life in…

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#134 – Foreshadows of Despotism

Despotism: “oppressive absolute power and authority exerted by government.” (Merriam-Webster.) THE DARK SIDEAmerica is facing a kind of darkness that we never imagined possible. Sure, there was Germany’s Hitler, China’s Mao Zedong and others through history – – but this is the United States of America. “Christian America.” Those things don’t happen here. Except that…

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