Posts from November 2021

Posts from November 2021

I Thank My God For You

Naturally at Thanksgiving, we take stock of all the great and wonderful things that the Lord has done for us and we thank God for them.  It is usually an inexhaustible list of God’s goodness and mercy.  We serve a God that is always Good, and so we see that in every plan and step we make in our lives, God is there doing good.  We have more than enough reasons to be thankful for what God has done for…

Misnaming And Arrogance

There are many consequences of misnaming.  Even for the most unassuming, when we misname people or call people a derogatory name, there is usually a hint of arrogance involved.  Yes, without really saying it, there is an “I am better than you” in that subtle misnaming. When we, Christians, deal with people that appear “lost” to us in an arrogant, overbearing way, it pushes them away from our faith when all the chips are down.  In the meantime, in our…

Is Name-Calling A Virtue?

There is a phenomenon in this modern day that has continued to amaze me.  Go to any of the social media outlets and you find on the average, that a high number of people who engage in name-calling also have large followership.  Many folks love the former President because he does not hesitate to call names whenever he feels like it.  In fact, the trend seems to suggest that name-calling is a virtue.  In fact, what I have noticed is…

There Is No Time

One thing we are very good at doing is making plans.  Some folks are quite effective at implementing their plans while others suck at it.  There is really nothing wrong with making plans.  The Word of God says “write down this vision and clearly inscribe it on tablets, so that a herald may run with it” – Habakkuk 2:2.  To run with a vision we need a plan.  The tragedy of a plan is the one that is done without…