Cake and “Gay” Marriage

I first met Isaac Myers in Southern California when he worked with the Imperial  Downey congregation from 2003 to 2006. He is currently working with the church in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Isaac posted a well thought out comment on Facebook a few days ago. It should not be buried on Facebook. You know how Facebook…

Undermining Narratives

Oliver North, a combat-decorated Marine, recently interviewed the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford, concerning strategies for defeating ISIS. General Dunford said that there are six elements needed: deny them sanctuary, build our allies to capacity to secure their borders, cut off resources, and foreign fighters. His final point was that we…

My Favorite Verse?

The weekend before my father passed away, I took a trip to San Diego for a wedding on Saturday. The wedding was in the afternoon, so Val and I visited the art gallery of Randall Hasson. Randy is a fine artist and calligrapher. One painting stood out in his gallery. They were all beautiful, but…

A funny thing happened on the way to…

I left Pacific Telephone in 1978 to attend SCSE, a school of biblical studies in So. California. I did so with every expectation of returning to work. I saw a need for better equipped Bible class teachers in the church, but I never expected to preach for a living. Nevertheless, it is the case that…