People Say the Darndest Things

Part 4   People say the darndest things — sometimes to preachers. This continues a blog series on some of those things that have been said to me over the years. Here’s one:  “What do I have to be thankful for?” When life hits you hard, I actually understand asking this question....

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People Say the Darndest Things

Part 3 People say the darndest things — sometimes to preachers. This continues a blog series on some of those things that have been said to me over the years. Here’s one: The Bible is a book of fairy tales. A couple of years ago, I was playing “Draw Something” with...

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People Say the Darndest Things

Part 2   People say the darndest things — sometimes to preachers. This continues a blog series on some of those things that have been said to me over the years. Here’s one: “I can be good without God.” On the surface, that sounds perfectly reasonable. There are plenty of atheists...

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People Say the Darndest Things

Part 1   People say the darndest things — sometimes to preachers. This begins a blog series on some of those things that have been said to me over the years. Here’s one: “I tried prayer, but it didn’t work.” Sitting squarely in the middle of this declaration is the belief that prayer is something...

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National Week of Repentance Has Begun

The National Week of Repentance, launched by Pastor Michael Anthony, has begun. The movement’s website states that its purpose is to start “a revolution of humility and courage…the “only things that will overcome the arrogance and fear that have become so pervasive in our society.” The closing days of the National Week...

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