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Mark 6.7-11 "What Cha' Pack'n?" 20150705 RSUMC

 And he was amazed at their lack of faith. Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village. Calling the  Twelve to him, he sent them out two by two and gave them authority over evil spirits. 778 more words


The Return of the Seven Month Full-Term Baby

After I wrote of my support of the recent SCOTUS decision that affirms marriage for all citizens, one commentator wrote of his agreement for certain civil rights for gay couples and then added this caveat, “Marriage is a contract between two people of opposite sex that want to have children and raise a family. 489 more words



How do we express our faith in a way that is relevant in today’s world? We believe it is through loving God, loving our neighbors, and living as a healing and positive force in the world.   28 more words


Get Over it, Christian Pastors: You are NOT Being Persecuted

The first amendment to the Constitution of the United States reads this way: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” 883 more words


Devotional - Ezekiel 2.3

Ezekiel 2.3

He said to me, Mortal, I am sending you to the people of Israel, to a nation of rebels who have rebelled against me; they and their ancestors have transgressed against me to this very day. 615 more words


On Not Preaching about Charleston

I can only think of one good reason to not preach on the Charleston shootings: you can’t think of anything to say. Maybe you had exhausted all the things you could say after… 1,171 more words



SCOTUS does the right thing and I praise God! It turns out I wasn’t mistaken, the bible really does say we are NOT allowed to discriminate against people just because we don’t agree with, approve of, or otherwise can’t relate to them! 412 more words