But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 16:28

The Kingdom of God Isn’t Your Consolation Prize

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Every year political winds blow our way, be it in a news story, congressional action or Supreme Court ruling. Perhaps no time, however, is as politically charged as during an election season. Our vision of the country and how it should be led are put up to public vote, a popularity contest through which we often seek validation for our own ideals....

Saturday, 09 April 2016 21:48

The Last Chapter: A Poem

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Among the dust, dim lights, and decaying books

Sat an warn old scholar in his concluding chapter.

He would page through tomes with distracted looks

Lost in thoughts of life, death and the hereafter.


His life was soon ending and all on his mind,

Was how he lived and worked and spent his time.

He rotely turned pages as over his youth he pined.