Monthly Archives: March 2011

Idol worship?

In my career I have had several conversations with people who have stopped attending church. And usually somewhere in the conversation they have told me that they “get nothing out of worship”.  Or people deciding to change churches talk about … Continue reading

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WE WERE LUCKY! We were robbed.

Last Sunday night Nancy and I went out briefly to buy a greeting card for our son’s wedding. We were gone about a half hour. Returning home our back door was open, glass and Plexiglas shards were on the hall … Continue reading

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Thirsty living

There was a time when our children were little where we discovered that any trip longer than 20 miles required a stop to get them a drink or food.  These small people seemed plagued with dehydration… we kept hearing “I’m … Continue reading

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Want it all… want it now

Usually I hit the mute button when commercials come on the TV. But the other day I didn’t and I heard the soundtrack backing a furniture company’s ad showing all manner of home furnishings. A group was singing urgently in … Continue reading

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Reflections on an earthquake

It is no wonder that ancient people saw gods in nature. The expanse of the stars; the power of a thunderstorm, earthquake or volcano. The awesome beauty of a waterfall.  The power of nature was worshiped and the ancients tried … Continue reading

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Seeing red… seeing God

I became aware of a very interesting phenomenon in August 2009. The number of red cars on the highways increased dramatically! Suddenly there seemed to be red cars everywhere! And the number of Toyota Yaris seemed to increase and become … Continue reading

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Lenten Fun (yes it can happen)

Thought we might offer a little bit of Lenten fun.  We will be doing this skit Tuesday night at a Pancake Supper at St Stephen’s, Rochester. Don stands looking at a book. Nancy (looking grim) comes up “interrupts” N. Fr … Continue reading

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