Shadowbots Transform!

Shadowbots Transform!

You may have read the headlines the last few weeks and came to the conclusion that the Transformers franchise is making yet another attempt at adding to their library of cheesy transforming robot movies. You may sense some cynicism in my tone. You would be correct. For a kid growing up in the era of…

Avalanche!

Avalanche!

Have you ever witnessed an actual avalanche? Since we live in Alaska, I’m sure a few of you have. I’ve only seen the terrible aftermath that results when thousands of tons of snow, ice, and debris crash downward under the inexorable power of gravity. I have seen avalanche videos that come close to the live…

Thumbs and Big Toes

Thumbs and Big Toes

Thumbs and Big Toes– Judges 1:4–7              The opening chapter of the book of Judges provides an intriguing historical narrative, the story of a battle and a captured king, Adoni-bezek.  Adoni- bezek, “Lord of Bezek”, was a cruel and wicked pagan king.  This particular king had a reputation for torturing and humiliating the foreign kings…

“But he Lingered.”

“But he Lingered.”

Genesis 19 gives the account of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. Yet there is more in this chapter about Lot than the wicked cities that God rained fire and brimstone upon. There is no doubt that the people of Sodom and Gomorrah had reached the point of no return in regard to their sin….

Why So Serious?

Why So Serious?

Last evening our High School Youth Group had their annual, “Schools Out Cookout.”  Of course, school is not out yet, but next week our Christian School will have its graduation ceremony. So school is kind of out, but it’s not. This, however, goes well with our theme “Schools Out Cookout”. It’s not a cookout, we…

That’s Not Fair!

That’s Not Fair!

There’s a certain temptation on all our parts toward a certain level of anxiety over what’s going on around us. As a Christian, I observe daily the issues going on in society, in politics, and in the church at large, and I am troubled by the moral and theological trajectories I see. I don’t think…

What It Takes to Stop Lusting

What It Takes to Stop Lusting

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better…