The Things One Hears at Church

The Things One Hears at Church

It comes with working at a church. “It’s the music,” he says. “I can’t take it.” “I really like the music mix,” she says. “We should have the flag in a prominent place,” she writes. “I find the flag offensive,”…

When We Don't Know What We Don't Know

When We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

As often happens with me, recent circumstances, completely unrelated to each other, have stirred some thoughts in me and brought me to wonder if there isn’t a correlation between them. Sure enough, there is. A close friend of mine, who…

Trials

Trials

Trials. Some we see coming. Other times, we’re blindsided. Some we keep to ourselves, while others we have to live out in front of everyone. Some last a short time; others we must learn to live with for the rest…

Whom Does a King Choose for a Friend?

Whom Does a King Choose for a Friend?

Speaking of choosing wise friends (see Pastor Jay’s sermon from Sunday, May 31), what’s your favorite friendship in the Bible? It just so happens I’ve been reading about the relationship of David and Jonathan this past week. I’m struck by…