Fear of Law Enforcement. Where it Began

So, when you think about Kaepernick taking a knee or any other generalized "resistance" to law enforcement, you might consider that those who struggle with this struggle today, do so through the very DNA and emotional history of their ancestors.

Born into War: If I Were the Devil’s War Planner

To the young, I would whisper that the Bible is a myth. I would convince the children that man created God instead of the other way around. I’d confide that what’s bad is good and what’s good is square. 1964, Paul Harvey In 1964, Paul Harvey published and recorded his now famous short essay entitled … Continue reading Born into War: If I Were the Devil’s War Planner

Overcoming Fear, Uncertainty and the Coronavirus (Part Three)

Is the Coronavirus God's Judgement? This last blog contains some requested commentary on the "big picture", as well as some practical "advice" for thriving in the midst of disaster. There is a lot of doom and gloom discussion taking place in social media and in the news. There's also a good deal of pollyanna wishful … Continue reading Overcoming Fear, Uncertainty and the Coronavirus (Part Three)

Overcoming Fear, Uncertainty and the Coronavirus (Part Two)

You are not alone. We are in this together! We're in This Together! We were driving along a lonely road in my home state a couple days ago and noticed that the DOT digital sign said "We're in this together!" The first blog post a few days ago somewhat laid the groundwork for this discussion, … Continue reading Overcoming Fear, Uncertainty and the Coronavirus (Part Two)

Overcoming Fear, Uncertainty and the Coronavirus (Part One)

Thriving While Others are Surviving is a Matter of the Mind You Are Not Alone Recently, a pastor and good friend asked me to define a "shepherd." Our discussion was focused around the responsibilities of a pastor in the context of leading at the local church level. His first question was, "How would you define … Continue reading Overcoming Fear, Uncertainty and the Coronavirus (Part One)