Bargaining With God

Probably all of us have heard of “foxhole conversions”.  “Foxhole” in this context speaks of a defense mechanism of soldiers in war when they “dig in” to a position producing a hole in the ground from which to escape the line of fire or shrapnel from exploding ordinance.  These holes are referred to as “foxholes” …

Tears

The words of the baseball manager (played by Tom Hanks) of the all girls team he manages in the movie “A League of Their Own” have become iconoclastic in American culture.  One of his female players breaks out in tears during a game and Hanks say, “Are you crying?  Are you crying?  There’s no crying …

“You have Cancer”

Why a blog about the chronicling of my cancer journey? What makes my cancer any different or more important than anyone else’s? We have received notice of scores of a cancer diagnosis over the 25 years I have pastored here. We have prayed for many who heard those words spoken to them. Some…have died. So what makes my cancer more important or “blog worthy” than any one else’s? The answer to that is “nothing” and “much”...