Month: February 2018

The Easy Way Out (part 2 of The True Face of Evil)

Human beings love to take the easy way out. Sad but true.  And biology has at least a little to do with it.  It’s a side effect of the autonomous system in our body that protects us from harm.  Think flight or fight responses. …

The Devil Made Me Do It (part 1 of The True Face of Evil)

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. 3 The…

As You Wish (part 3 of The Princess Bride series)

As you wish. That’s all Westley would ever say.  But it meant so much more.  In the film, The Princess Bride, Westley starts out as a farm boy working for Buttercup’s family and those three words were all he ever said to Buttercup.  “As…

Andy and Aiko and Ginger and Kathy

Sounds like the title of an interesting show on TV right? But instead those are the first names of the people we honored in worship this Sunday.  I printed a short blurb about each of them in worship and for those who couldn’t make…

Sulu: Master of Navigation

Space…the final frontier. “These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise.  It’s five-year mission, to explore strange new worlds.  To seek out new life and new civilizations.  To boldly go where no man has gone before!” Those words graced my television screen a lot…