Some Thoughts about Preachers and Ties

An article about preachers and ties? Well, yes, and here is why.  I get asked about this quite frequently and have noticed that there are some fairly strong opinions involved.  So, here are my simple thoughts. There is a sense in which it doesn’t matter.   I have heard some incredibly powerful and life-changing preaching…

Handling the Stresses of Life

Stress is a major topic right now.  Covid-19 has affected the education of our children. It has negatively impacted our economy.  It has crippled farmers and small businesses. It is exacerbated by the news and by social media and by our time of isolation from our “normal’ lifestyles. Obviously stress is as old as humanity…

The Danger of Supposing that Gain is Godliness

Would it be an understatement to say that we are incredibly blessed?  We have so much, don’t we?  Most of us in this part of the world have never lacked for anything. We have nice homes filled with nice things.  Actually, it would be more accurate to say that we have expensive homes filled with…