The Greatest Generation

On Independence Day Eve, I had the privilege of officiating at a service for a man who served in World War 2. As you no doubt know, there are fewer and fewer of these folks left. They are often called the Greatest Generation. It isn’t date of birth that makes a person a part of this…

Blogging the Bible – Esther, God, & Syrian Refugees

Quick quiz: what two Old Testament books don't mention God? Give it some thought; I'll wait. Okay; got your answers? One is Song of Solomon, and the other is Esther. The Song, we get. It's about love. Oh, is it about love. But Esther? That's kind of surprising, especially when you know the story. The…

Blogging the Bible: Genesis 1-11

This week, I hope you are joining me as we begin to read through the story of the Bible. We are starting at the beginning (a very good place to start), in the book of Genesis. It starts with a familiar story – Creation! But right off the bat, something jumps out. Two verses in,…