A Single Solution

A Single Solution

We have a little girl at our congregation who has a standard answer to most questions. If you ask her and the other children who built the ark, her answer is “God.” If you ask who was in the ark, her reply is “God.” If you ask who is in Africa, she will say, “God.”...
The Collection—What?

The Collection—What?

I grew up in a Southern Baptist church. We went to Sunday school and attended worship regularly. I have clear childhood memories of those services. The people were kind and my Bible class teachers were morally upright. Though I can’t recall a lot of what the preachers...
Who and What Are We?

Who and What Are We?

Murderers deserve to die. Human beings are above animals. Aborting a baby’s life is wrong. All men are equal regardless of the color of their skin. These statements may be considered bold, but a simple phrase found early in the Bible addresses these issues.   God...
Book, Chapter, and Metaverse

Book, Chapter, and Metaverse

One of my granddaughters had two imaginary friends when she was a child. Their names were David and Elizabeth. She loved to make up stories about their adventures and especially their wedding. We heard these tales for some time until her mother decided she was getting...
Trans-Insanity

Trans-Insanity

Sooner or later a child who hears a sermon on the Ethiopian eunuch will ask that dreaded question. “Mom, what is a eunuch?” Parents are in the same quandary when the word circumcision peaks their curiosity. There is no avoiding these sensitive topics when we teach...