There were no little kids with palm fronds – wearing bathrobes and cotton-ball beards stuck to their chins – when the Carpenter from Nazareth rode that donkey into the Eastern Gate of the city, the first day of Passover Week in the 1st Century. The crowds were going crazy – fulfilling prophecy without knowing it […]
What if this wasn’t your Holy Week?
Liberty and justice for all…
New parents are predictable: they listen intently to capture and recount their toddler’s first word. Momma? Dadda? In your dreams! For many, their first word is part of an outcry: “It’s not fair!” “Children are innocent and love justice, while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy.” (G.K. Chesterton). Preschoolers are in […]
You’re where the action is – and, will be – the marketplace
“There’s something happening here…” It’s been over 50 years since Stephen Stills’ song – performed by him in the band Buffalo Springfield – used that line in verse one of “For What it’s Worth.” During Vietnam, it was written to give voice to reasoned protest against the way things are in favor of the way […]
The search is underway… for the next Billy Graham
Who is “the next Billy Graham?” His death occurred 12 days ago; Billy Graham’s funeral was last Friday. The news leads and headlines – prominent for the last two weeks – will now recede and disappear, until year-end, when summations of 2018 include the deaths of prominent people. His burial place – the library/museum bearing […]