PREACHING TO THE CHOIR

The phrase “preaching to the choir” is used to define someone who is commenting on a subject the hearer already agrees with and accepts. It is the fare of political rallies and happens in some Christian venues where the speakers only orbit around accepted facts and...

2022 – The Year of the Naked Church

As the New Year approaches, I was contemplating what the change in the calendar would mean for the Church. I saw the image of a naked individual walking forward to the summit of the New Year. The person was a composite image of the Body of Christ preparing to cross...
Spiritual Ghost Towns

Spiritual Ghost Towns

When I was a young boy, my father took our family to visit the ghost town of Bodie, California. Bodie, like many towns in the Old West of America, sprung up quickly and thrived until the ore vein that justified their existence played out. When that depletion took...

Defining Heroes

The word vigilante and all forms of vigilantism carry a negative connotation. The origins of the word and its meaning were not always negative. It becomes negative depending on its intent and application in a particular circumstance. The English word vigilante comes...
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...