In the Breaking of Bread

An Easter Sermon Two disciples were on the road from Jerusalem to Emmaus, a seven mile walk. Jerusalem was behind them. They thought the story was over—and it hadn’t ended as they thought it would. As they walked they talked, and repeated to one another the things that Jesus had said and done, trying to…

Atheist Military Chaplains?

New York Times says atheists are pushing to have military chaplains. Problem is not only would they have to have an endorsing agent, they’d also have to have an MDiv. Not that there aren’t atheists with MDivs … not that there aren’t some seminaries that produce a lot of atheists … And I wonder what…

This Blog

I guess my blog has been in suspended animation for some time. I just looked at the history … I went three months without a post. My activity really dropped off when I became pastor of my current two church district two years ago. The churches and my National Guard unit keep me busy. But…

Digital Books

I must confess that I prefer real books. I like their feel and their smell and the history of old books. I like being able to make notes in them. But I have a problem–I don’t have room for all my books in my house. My bedroom is lined with bookcases. I have bookcases in…