Monthly Archives: June 2014

What’s a Messianic Jew?

A man sat on the bench next to our Bible table at the beach. He began eating his hamburger when I noticed he was wearing a name badge. “So how is that hamburger, Richard?” “Huh? Oh, I forgot I was … Continue reading

Posted in BEACH, DOCTRINE, Other Religions | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Poem Became a Song

Writing this blog has provided opportunities to meet the most interesting people!   One new friend who follows the blog lives in Australia.  She ordered my CD and apparently liked my style. She wrote explaining she was a poet!  Would … Continue reading

Posted in HERE & THERE, PEOPLE, TRAVELING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Young Love

Many couples today prefer to cohabit rather than marry. Yet there are some who want to obey God and do what is right. One young man said, “If I don’t think of a girl as a girlfriend, then I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in Love & Romance, PEOPLE, RAISING KIDS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Everyone’s Doing It? Must Be Wrong!

I met Allen at the beach today. He spoke of his love for his 4-year-old daughter whom he gets to see three times a week. I asked if he’d ever been married to her mother.           … Continue reading

Posted in BEACH, DOCTRINE, Love & Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Summit Ministries for Teens

When the twins, Jessica and James were 17, their parents  forced them to attend a two-week program at Summit Ministries Conference Center in Colorado Springs, CO.  That’s right, they were forced against their will. Their parents explained that this program would … Continue reading

Posted in DOCTRINE, RAISING KIDS, TRAVELING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Restless People

 “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.”       St. Augustine of Hippo, 400 AD Remember my friend Martha who was not interesting in attending Bible study?  She said … Continue reading

Posted in DOCTRINE, Love & Romance, PEOPLE | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

I Don’t Believe in God!

I invited a friend to Bible study.  She didn’t hesitate in her reply:  “I’m sorry, but I don’t believe in God. If God does exist, I don’t believe I should be accountable to Him.  If I’m wrong, then I’m willing … Continue reading

Posted in DOCTRINE, HERE & THERE, PEOPLE, RAISING KIDS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments