The Ends do not Justify the Memes

The Ends do not Justify the Memes

A wicked person listens to deceitful lips; a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.  (Proverbs 17:4) Guys, we have a real problem here. We have a problem with the truth. And I’m not just talking about society at large, I am talking about Christians. We have...

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Not Exactly a Blog

Not Exactly a Blog

Cruising facebook the other day I came across a Babylon Bee article satirizing Christians who leave a bible tract in lieu of a tip.  I wrote the following as a comment on that article, and thought it was worth sharing.  In addition to addressing the original subject...

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I Don’t Remember You

I Don’t Remember You

When I first accepted the call to be Pastor of Holy Cross Lake Mary, I was working as a Probation Officer for Seminole County. During my first year or two at the church I would frequently run into people that I had known in my capacity as a Probation Officer. It was...

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We Are All One (in Christ)

We Are All One (in Christ)

   He said to them, “Then give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.” (Luke 20:25) I had an unsettling conversation the other day. It wasn’t because the person did or said anything particularly wrong, but because the story they told made me...

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Waiting to Exhale

Before feudal Japan was united under the Shogun in the 17th century, it was ruled over by three great samurai generals. They were Oda Nobunaga, Ieyasu Tokugawa, and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. There is a legendary story that people tell about them which is supposed to...

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Love Yourself First?

I’m a big fan of a television series called Supernatural. In it two brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester, hunt monsters.  The actor who plays Sam is a guy named Jared Padalecki.  Jared has struggled off and on throughout his life with depression. Through his success on...

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Thoughts and Prayers

The meme that I share with you here is taken from the Lord of the Rings movie The Return of the King. In the movie when Gondor calls for aid, the nation of Rohan gathers together all their fighting men and rides to battle to aid Gondor. The meme takes that moment and...

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