Interfaith Dialogue …

There is one tenet of the Christian faith that is foundational – Jesus Christ is the Son of God.  He is God, just as the Holy Spirit is God.  This concept of a triune being is commonly known among Christians as the Trinity.  Deny the divinity of Jesus and you simply...

Words Are Important

Words are powerful instruments; they can alter lives, for good or evil.  Words can create worlds.  All that is, and will ever be, began with a word spoken by God.  The greatest accomplishments of mankind too began as words, which were then formed into thoughts, then...

Perfect Peace in the Midst of Chaos

Peace is a noble goal in a world so besotted with strife, as war rages in seemingly every corner of our celestial ball.  Sometimes you might feel trapped in the old song by Stealer’s Wheel; “Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am stuck in the middle...

The “Arab Spring” comes to Israel

The current spate of unprovoked stabbing attacks against Jews in Jerusalem is disturbing for many reasons, not the least of which is the intimately personal nature of stabbing someone to death – you are looking into their eyes, smelling the fear and hearing the...

A CALL TO REPENTANCE!

This week’s essay is not a call from this Pastor to repentance but rather an examination of three very famous people from history who called on their people to turn to God.  The first is from a man dressed in camel’s hair and a leather belt who ate food quite foreign...