Challenging a Que Sera, Sera Spirit

For the last week, I have carried a strong sense of intercessory prayer for our nation and the Church. That strong sense has not lessened; it has increased. When I was a kid in the 1950s, Doris Day was a major Hollywood star. She was cute, loved by all, and one of our...

When Opinions Differ

Over the last couple of days, I have followed a heated conversation between pastors over a comment made by a respected leader from within their circle of fellowship. Today, some of those posts have been deleted on both sides of the issue. I am assuming the deletions...

Our Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories are plentiful of late. These theories come and go each time a culture undergoes significant change. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a conspiracy theory as “a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a...
God-Directed Diversions

God-Directed Diversions

I was hiking the trails above our home. The area is a historic mining site from the local gold rush of the 1850s. Still visible today are prospector “glory holes.” These are investigative holes miners dug to seek out gold deposits. They cover the hillsides. As I...

A Winnowing Moment

In the last twenty-four hours, an intense winnowing has begun in the American Church. Our thoughts, motives, and places of personal deception are being tossed into the air by the Lord to encounter the wind of His Spirit. Much has remained hidden beneath the husk of...