Thoughts on Life

“Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.”

God’s word to the Ephesians through St. Paul: “Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.  For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret” (Ephesians 5:11-12). The day of exposing is upon us. By now you’ve probably heard or read about the report concerning sexual abuses in the …

The Luxuries of a Church at Ease – A Call for Christian Unity

Lately, I’ve been reading C. S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity as part of a book club.  This, along with other recent events and discussions, has caused me to think more about unity within the Church. First, some context.  Lewis states in the preface to his book that his intent is not to discuss Christian denominations or differences among the denominations.  Instead, he …

“You may come here, but no further. Your proud waves shall be stopped here.”

  The recent hurricanes caused me to reflect on Job 38:1-11: Then Yahweh answered Job out of the whirlwind, “Who is this who darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Brace yourself like a man, for I will question you, then you answer me! “Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding. Who …