Category Archives: A Pastor’s Pen

False Reality and the Glory of God

This is an old Facebook note that I wrote several years back. I edited it a bit (it was sloppy) and think its just as important to talk about today: Well the idea of what the glory of God means … Continue reading

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That Gift Is Not For You

We talk about “gifted” people in this world typically in the sphere of athletics and entertainment. The gifts of these people has propelled them to the top of their respective profession. Like most often-used terms, rarely do we stop to … Continue reading

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A Letter from the “Other” Woman

The following letter is the Prologue from Torn Asunder: Recovering from an Extramarital Affair (FYI don’t let the title cause you to wonder why I am reading it, this is a pastoral issue that I want to be well prepared for). … Continue reading

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the benefit of hunger

No, I’m not talking about physical starvation. I try to avoid utter callousness to significant global issues in the world. Matthew 5:6 really dug deep into me this morning as I was spending time in prayer. I was running through … Continue reading

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Is freedom really free?

What is freedom? That seems to be a big question that we rarely discuss. As a “free” nation we trumpet this word as if everyone is speaking about the same thing. However, we can see in John 8:31-47 that Jesus speaks … Continue reading

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The Trinity is Foundational

Is the Trinity just an add on to you? Many people say that it is just scholarly gobbly-gook. The problem with that is a few simple verses that the Bible is very clear in. Deut. 5:7 – “You shall have … Continue reading

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Be a Good Gardener

Psalm 37 “1 Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers. 2 For they will wither quickly like the grass And fade like the green herb. 3 Trust in the Lord and do good; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness. 4 Delight yourself in the Lord; … Continue reading

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