The Peace to Which I Aspire

  While snowbound here in Roan Mountain (we’re venturing out today), I’ve been working on several projects and reading a couple of books, one of which has bolstered my faith every evening at bedtime. Though it’s not the best-written book I’ve ever read (anyone writing their memoirs should take a course in doing so), the stories […]

Cleanse Me

A Biblical Study of Psalm 51  [Note: This is the sermon I prepared for The Donelson Fellowship for January 8, 2017, but Katrina and I are snowbound in the Tennessee mountains, so I’ve re-shaped it into a blog. The freshly-fallen snow is an appropriate image for these thoughts, for Psalm 51:7 says, “Wash me, and […]

The Battle of Gog and Magog

  Russia has become an actor in American presidential election. As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton pushed the Russia “re-set” button with disastrous results. Donald Trump has spoken of Vladimir Putin in oddly positive terms. Russian hackers are trying to skew the results of American politics. Putin clearly wants to reconstitute as much of the […]

Falling Down & Getting Up

A Study of the Transfiguration of Christ Matthew 17 Introduction: One night while driving home from St. Louis, I pulled off at a gas station. I was tired, and I when I resumed my trip I mistakenly starting going back the way I had come. I didn’t realize it until I saw a sign for […]