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Thank God For Science, Week 4 — “Do You Believe In Miracles?”

The series began with The Wrong Question as we learned together Genesis 1 is not concerned with HOW and WHEN but with WHO and WHY. read more

Snatching Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory

After church on Sunday, a very nice woman from Good Shepherd introduced me to some friends of hers who are new to the church. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Reflections From A High School AND College Reunion

The highlight of this past weekend was a visit from Evan and Kim Wyly. They live in Dallas, Evan has an ownership interest in the Texas Legends of the NBA’s D League … er, now the G League, and so was in Charlotte for the NBA All Star Weekend Shenanigans. read more

Thank God For Science, Week 3 — The “Navel Gazing” Sermon Rewind

So I have a telescope here with me.  Not exactly a high
powered one, of course, but nevertheless a version of that which enables us to
see the intergalactic and interstellar.  And if you were with us last
week, we looked through this and saw the extraordinarily long odds against the
universe being here and functioning.  We should have CHAOS and yet we have
a COSMOS.  All in all, I pray, it helped some of us see that such a finely
tuned, HIGHLY UNLIKELY, universe demands a fine tuner. read more

Thank God For Science, Week 3 — Navel Gazing

In Week One of Thank God For Science, we discovered together that although we ask Genesis 1 “how” and “when,” it answers back with “who” and “why.” read more

#TBT — Menendez Brothers, 1985

While cleaning out some of our file cabinets recently, I came across a file containing many of my old Trentonian columns, including this one on a pair of brothers you may have heard of: Erik and Lyle Menendez. read more

Simplify The Message, Multiply The Impact Workshop Starts

Yesterday, sixteen United Methodist clergy from the Western North Carolina Conference began an eight month journey with me into Simplifying The Message And Mulitplying The Impact. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Places My Dad Took Me

This past Saturday, Julie and I traveled over to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to join our son Riley and his wife Natalie for the UNC-Miami overtime thriller. read more