The “R” Word

Over the years, the "R" word has developed a bad reputation. Repentance has gotten a bad rap. Perhaps, for far too long repentance has been used as a weapon against people rather than an encouragement to people.Driven by fear of hell and judgment, calls to repentance most often are intended to bring about a change in conduct. … Continue reading The “R” Word

Wisdom for a world gone wild

Contrary to popular opinion and New Years' optimism, the world is not getting any better. Read any year-end summaries of 2013 global events and people  (Time, WSJ, Yahoo, Dave Barry, and even Facebook) and you'll see there are still wars (Syria, Egypt, Afghanistan) and rumors of wars (Iran, South Korea, Pakistan). There are still murders (Trevon Martin, … Continue reading Wisdom for a world gone wild