Category: current affairs

Review: What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism by Dan Rather

This past couple of years have helped highlight how divided we are as a nation. It seems to appear that you have to be either on one side of the political debate or the other. There is no room for middle ground. Yet, it… Continue Reading “Review: What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism by Dan Rather”

The World Has Not Come to an End

Though it may seem like it. What a bitter election season we have just experienced. I sat down last night to watch the returns with a pit in my stomach that must have been anticipating the outcome that I would wake up to this… Continue Reading “The World Has Not Come to an End”

We Cannot Remain Silent

Although, that is what I feel I have done since the largest mass shooting in United States history occurred this past Saturday evening. I did not hear anything of Orlando before service on Sunday and therefore did not have an opportunity to include it… Continue Reading “We Cannot Remain Silent”

Ground Control to Major Tom

Those were some of the first words that I recall hearing while attending U2’s 360° Tour a few years ago. If my memory serves me right it kicked off the wonderful evening that was about to ensue as Bono, The Edge, Adam, and Larry… Continue Reading “Ground Control to Major Tom”

where are we going?

I am not quite sure what to think of the current state of politics within our country. While, as a pastor, I do not strongly impress my views on others. Whether I vote Republican, Democrat, or even Independent should not truly matter. As we… Continue Reading “where are we going?”

My Heart Aches

My heart truly aches for the world. What has taken place this past week, not just in Paris, but also in Beirut and Syria. The ongoing clash of people that are afraid of other people. Tribe is pitted against tribe! As I preached this… Continue Reading “My Heart Aches”