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Category Archive: Discipleship, Social Issues

Don’t Judge!

“Don’t judge!” is a statement that’s heard fairly often when the issue being discussed is a person’s moral behavior. If the individual in question is acting in a manner that violates a...

G-R-A-V-I-T-Y

If you’ve never heard “Gravity” by James Brown, you need to check it out. That is some sanctified funk, right there! So, here’s my thought: Darwin’s theory of evolution...

Christianity vs Islam: A Facebook Conversation

Recently a buddy of mine was comparing the Bible to the Koran in the context of commenting on some of the atrocities being committed by Isalmic terrorists. A couple of specific quotes fired me up and...

COEXIST

COEXIST. It sounds great and it’s a necessary and healthy thing to get peoples of different faiths to cooperate and to peaceably live alongside with one another and respect each other’s...

David Gust – My Best Man

My Best Man When it came time to select the “best man” for my marriage ceremony, the choice was an obvious one. I don’t know when I had determined to ask my dad, but in the printed...

Christianity Isn’t a Philosophy Any More Than the Sun is a Light Bulb

So, here’s what’s on the table: Christianity is a mere philosophy which, by default, makes it but one of several comparable options that a person can choose from. I) A Philosophy...

The Parable of the Lost Ring

I’m stationed in Little Creek, Virginia. I’m turning 21 and my parents have chosen to honor their son by driving down from Hilton, New York and celebrating his birthday with him. I...

Faith Must Trample Under Foot All Reason…

I) Intro Martin Luther once said “Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.”1 To those who maintain that having faith in God mandates an act of intellectual...

Marley’s Ghost

Intro: Remember Jacob Marley? He was Scrooge’s partner in “A Christmas Carol.” He comes back to haunt Scrooge at the beginning of the movie to alert him to the fact that he will be...

August 26, 2014

I don’t know what it is about birthdays. When you’re a kid, it’s assumed that you regard that day with a special kind of appreciation, simply because that’s what kids do. The...