Praying for President Biden

By |2021-02-22T14:45:42+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

Every person is to be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.  Romans 13:1 The Apostle Paul wrote this! “What?! I don’t like Biden,” or “Those who voted for Trump should read this 20 times!"  Yes, Paul says that if Trump won the election, we [...]

The Greatest Decision Ever Made

By |2021-02-19T16:20:40+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

Jesus withdrew from them about a stone's throw, and knelt down and prayed, saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”  Luke 22:44 Thinking of consequential events: crossing the Rubicon, D-Day, signing the Declaration of Independence, Rosa Parks, and thousands of influential decisions woven into history. The greatest decision ever? [...]

The Three Attitudes of Church Unity

By |2021-02-18T13:46:47+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

Recently, I taught a Zoom conference with 15 jail chaplains in St. Petersburg - St. Petersburg, Russia. The real St. Petersburg, not the warm one down south. A benefit of the COVID crisis of 2020 is that missions are different in 2021. In 2019, I would have traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia, to teach a conference. [...]

Crazy People Have Great Marriages

By |2021-02-17T14:20:17+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , |

Jesus said, "The truth will set you free" (John 8:32). I'm crazy. Careful; I'm writing cautiously. Do I have a great marriage with my wife Barbara? I think that I do, and I think that she believes it too. Marriage isn't about perfect action or always correct speech. A great marriage can recover, growing in depth [...]

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