• ‘Tis the Season

    I am so thankful for the birth of Jesus Christ; the manifestation of God in the flesh, the promise of God’s coming messiah fulfilled, salvation presented to a waiting world in swaddling cloths.  We cannot over emphasize the importance of the Incarnation or over celebrate the First Coming of our Savior…and that is not opinion, it is fact.  It is something that should be honored and esteemed daily for God’s people and especially  highlighted during the Advent season. While, for most of Christ’s followers, the celebration of Jesus Christ’s first coming is a period of rejoicing, it never fails that every year there are those who attempt to diminish the excitement of…

  • God Still Owns the Rainbow

    “…and there was a rainbow around the throne…” I can remember several years ago a friend and I were joking about another individual’s panic over what he called the “rainbow coalition” which was a reference to those in politics and business with a gay agenda in mind.  While back then we found a bit of humor in this person’s overreaction and paranoia to this movement, now, I assure you, we find ourselves not laughing at all.  In fact, I honestly confess I find myself somewhere between wanting to cry and fighting off nausea over Friday’s Supreme Court decision.  Although their decision really comes as no surprise considering the trajectory of this movement over the…