DISCIPILING PROTEST

DISCIPILING PROTEST

One of the greatest messages on social protest I ever heard was from my pastor, Roy Hicks Jr. It took place one Sunday morning 40+ years ago at Faith Center in Eugene, Oregon where Roy was the pastor. Just before Roy began his sermon, he made a comment regarding a...
An Emerging Remnant

An Emerging Remnant

On an early morning walk, I noticed the window signage I captured in the attached photo. It was taken in the window of one of our favorite local restaurants. The owners were trying to let their patrons know they were open for business during the shutdown but were now...

Not Abandoned

When an enemy, either a natural or spiritual enemy, begins to dictate the terms of a relationship to those in positions of leadership, a defeat has already taken place. In these situations trust quickly erodes if those who were promised protection are abandoned in...

The Perils of a Hesitant Life

Hesitation can be dangerous. If we are crossing a street and a speeding car is fast approaching, hesitation can get us killed. Hesitation can prove costly if we need to do something with an investment to put it in a safe place during unstable times. If we did nothing...
Living a Balanced Life

Living a Balanced Life

Jan and I were on a walk through our town. As we strolled along, I looked down at the pavement and noticed one of those small weights that get attached to the rim of a car wheel to balance its spin. When I saw the weight, I thought, “That car is out of balance.” If...