Shame on You! (2 Timothy)

You’ve probably noticed that things have changed a lot in this country over the past couple hundred years.  One of the things that has changed is how we punish people when they commit a crime.  My guess is that it’s probably been quite a while since you’ve seen someone punished in stocks or pillories like…

A Word to the Rich (1 Timothy)

            One of the things that Sueanne and I tried to teach our children as they were growing up was the value of money.  I’m not sure at what age it happens, but somewhere along the line, children begin to take on the consumer mentality of our culture.  I’m sure all of you parents have…

Our Citizenship is in Heaven (Philippians)

            Citizenship is a hot topic of discussion in our country right now.  There’s talk about how to keep non-citizens from entering our country, and talk about how to take immigrants who are already here and make them citizens.  During past elections, there’s been talk about which candidates may or may not be “natural born…

Feeling Inadequate (2 Corinthians)

I heard recently about a 5-year-old little boy by the name of Nick who came home after spending two weeks at Pre-K and proudly announced to his grandmother that he was the smartest kid in the class.  His grandmother, of course, was very proud of Nick and asked him if that was what his teacher…