Meekness: How Can We Be Meek In This World?

Meekness: How Can We Be Meek In This World?

As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. [Colossians 3:12] In a recent study of Colossians, I stumbled on one quality that as God's "chosen ones" we are to clothe ourselves in: meekness....

Is Your Faith in a Box?

Is Your Faith in a Box?

We come to faith as individuals, with our own set of life situations, circumstances and preferences.  These “elements,” let’s call them, comprise the externals of our lives, but they must never be allowed to define our faith. These elements make up who we are –...

Humanity and COVID-19

Humanity and COVID-19

Man has always made his own gods to justify sin. Just when I thought that gender identity had become the greatest self-justifying god in man’s pantheon of gods, it has become apparent that the god of global safety has superseded that deity.  Perhaps gender...

Got a Plastic Jesus?

Got a Plastic Jesus?

“I don’t care if it rains or freezes, as long as I’ve got my plastic Jesus, sittin’ on the dashboard of my car.” That’s the opening line of the 1962 song by the Goldcoast Singers I heard on the car radio one day driving to a university class.  I still remember...