“We don’t do that here”

Many years ago during the first years of our marriage, Denise and I were spiritual nomads looking for a church home. We waffled between the Catholic Church Denise knew in Puerto Rico, and I rebelled against the formalism of the United Methodist Church. Our journey...

Would the book of Psalms exist if David had Prozac®?

Prozac® is one of the world’s top-selling anti-depressants. The theory behind the creation of the medication is to regulate the serotonin levels in the brain so that the observed fluctuations in mood swings among those with depression, PTSD, abuse etc. would...

Why did God Create Eden?

Have you ever wondered why God created Eden” Of course, many of us are familiar with the “Tick-Tock” of Creation, the Temptation of Eve by the Serpent, and the results of the Fall. They are all events of history, and they explain the “What” of the beginning, but it...

What Does it All Mean?

  Life can get ahead of us, it seems to be an endless series of events that continue to repeat themselves. Kind of like the Movie with Bill Murray ” Groundhog Day.” when he keeps waking up on the same day and events continue to repeat themselves, that...

The Future of The Church

When I grew up in the church the standard was “Children were to be seen and not heard.” consequently we now hear very few children in our churches. I guess no one thought back then that churches would ever be empty and families would stop attending. We...