The Most Segregated Hour in America

I’d like to say I am a man free of bias, but that wouldn’t be completely honest. For instance, I love UCLA. And if you love UCLA, there is one school you definitely do NOT love – USC also known as the University of Second Choice, the University of Spoiled Children, and one of the newer ones – University of Suspected Cheaters.  They have names … Continue reading The Most Segregated Hour in America

Still Small Voice – Part 3 of 3 in our Focus Sermon Series

The past couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about “focus.” With so many distractions in the world, sometimes God gets pushed out of our lives.  And when God gets pushed out of our lives, we suffer for it.  We struggle.  We have anxiety.  We worry.  We become so filled with negative feelings and emotions we can’t think clearly anymore and instead our lives become focused … Continue reading Still Small Voice – Part 3 of 3 in our Focus Sermon Series

No Room – Part 2 of 3 of the Focus Sermon Series

Star Trek is one of my all-time favorite television shows. I’ve watched all of them – Next Generation, Voyager, Deep Space Nine, Enterprise. If it’s been on TV, I’ve watched it.  I’ve seen all the movies, too. But the one that remains the epitome is still the Original Series – what us Trekkers call “TOS.”  Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE all of them, but … Continue reading No Room – Part 2 of 3 of the Focus Sermon Series

My Happily Ever After – Part 1 of 3 from the Focus sermon series

What did you want to be when you “grew up?” I wanted to be a doctor.  There was no doubt in my mind.  When I was young, I used to get tonsillitis all the time so I was in the doctor’s office far more often than most kids my age.  But I got to know my pediatricians very well – Dr. Thom and Dr. Crehan.  … Continue reading My Happily Ever After – Part 1 of 3 from the Focus sermon series