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Homosexuality and Gospel “Fairness”?

By |2014-06-20T23:41:50-05:00June 20th, 2014|Blog|

By now you have probably heard the news that came out of Detroit last week. One particular news report was titled “Presbyterians in U.S. to allow gay marriage ceremonies.” (Many thanks to my friend and co-laborer/pastor who passed this along to me!) To be clear, you shouldn’t interpret that headline to mean that all presbyterian people in the United States are on board with homosexuals getting ‘married’ (it’s not marriage). That would be far from the truth. The truth is, that the denomination called “Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)” voted to allow their pastors to ‘marry’ homosexuals (they are the largest presbyterian denomination in [...]

Article: Responding to suffering and tragedy.

By |2012-12-22T07:33:27-05:00December 22nd, 2012|Blog|

*This article was published in the Tuscola County Advertiser on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. The events of last Friday have left yet another mark on the weary souls of America. Another mass shooting, this time in an elementary school, has brought us to our weakest point searching for answers. Some people reacted to this horrible tragedy by seizing the opportunity to speak about issues of gun control and mental health. Others, like myself, simply sat with our family, stunned beyond comprehension that this happened. Again. This leads to a question we must all face some day: “How do we deal with suffering?” [...]