Let’s All Be Monks!

Let’s All Be Monks!

By Barry L. Callen The word “monk” comes from the Greek monachos meaning single or solitary. With this definition in mind, we naturally think of a monk as an isolated individual living privately behind high walls. But that’s hardly the thrust of the New...
Let’s Start At The Very Beginning

Let’s Start At The Very Beginning

As with any other period of history, our current era is confronted with major social issues that require the active engagement of Christians.  Poverty, ethical decay, women in leadership, human trafficking, LGBT lifestyle, immigration are just a few. Too many...
You Are Relevant!

You Are Relevant!

Every time you get a new phone, it takes you a while to figure out how it works; a new laptop requires multiple calls to the IT department to help you learn the new system; each professional conference you go to reminds you how much you DON’T know. It’s like there’s a...
The Challenge of Love

The Challenge of Love

“This is my Son, whom I love; with Him I am well pleased.” – Matthew 3:17 The difficulty with the love of God is that the human heart assumes it has to earn God’s love, or at least work hard to justify receiving it. It’s very difficult for the broken...
COVID-19 Vaccine: Should I or Shouldn’t I?

COVID-19 Vaccine: Should I or Shouldn’t I?

Many people are raising questions concerning the vaccinations being released to the general global public. Some question the wisdom of receiving these vaccines. A variety of suspicions create reticence in people. Here are some considerations to encourage you in...
After Minneapolis

After Minneapolis

When will we learn? Is it even possible? Another incident of racism, discrimination, prejudice, injustice – sin. One person thinking himself better than another; presuming to have greater value because of the incidental difference of color. Are we truly reduced to...