September 16, 2019

Day before yesterday, a solid gold toilet named America was stolen from a palace in the United Kingdom. It was worth over one million dollars. Earlier, it had been on display at the Guggenheim in New York City, where people made three minute reservations to use the toilet. It was actually used by more than … Continue reading September 16, 2019

September 13, 2019

Rerun Daily Devotional July 14, 2017 One of my favorite weekday activities happen when parents bring their children by the church office so that we can eat popsicles. There are two reasons I think this is very important. First, it helps these little ones understand that the church is a safe place and that someday … Continue reading September 13, 2019

September 12, 2019

Some people believe Christians are uncompassionate, xenophobic, intolerant, women suppressing, gay hating, white supremist loving, Darwin doubting, science disputing, flat earth subscribing, hypocritical, grace withholding, boring, uptight, miserly, and joyless people. None of that is true. Sadly, we have allowed the lunatic fringe of the faith to define who we are to a world that … Continue reading September 12, 2019

September 11, 2019

Yesterday, I did not want to go home. That’s because Shannon had spent the day sitting in front of the computer taking a defensive driving course for an undeserved speeding ticket. She was not in a good mood and I was afraid. While you may not have a cranky, defensive driving course taking, Shannon in … Continue reading September 11, 2019

September 10, 2019

Yesterday for lunch, I decided to eat vegetarian so I went to Chick-fil-A. As I stood in line with all the other vegetarians, waiting to get their chicken sandwiches, I started thinking about the chicken sandwich war that is being fought about between Popeye’s, Chick-fil-A, and Wendy’s. I’m not sure what all the hysteria is … Continue reading September 10, 2019

September 9, 2019

Last week, Sandra walked into my office and said, "You've got to see this." She handed me the section of the Temple Daily Telegram that had real-estate listings. This is the page where realtors advertise their properties with a small picture and description. I saw pictures of homes and smiling realtors. Then I noticed something … Continue reading September 9, 2019