The Death of Innocents

Innocent people die. In a world of disease, people who don’t smoke and don’t drink and eat the best they can, feel strange pains in their abdomen.  “It’s cancer,” the doctor says.  Where did it come from?  Why me?  Was it due to pesticides and hormones in food that I did not make?  Is it…

Rotten Pastors?

                                      I am a pastor.  So, I’m writing about myself as much as all the others.  The reason I’m writing is that I’m about to enter my 8th year of ministry with this particular congregation.  And, it’s a particularly exciting time.  As I type, I’m looking forward to this 8th year more than many of…

Rotten Kids?

My son, who is 7, is a really sensitive kid.  I like that about him.  I especially like how he befriends other kids with special needs.  Whether it’s another kid on the basketball team who has autism or a relative with Cerebral Palsy, he seems to make special time and give special attention to those…