Month: March 2018

The Downfall of John Kreese (part 4 of The True Face of Evil)

“Sweep the leg.” Johnny hears those words and fear creeps into his eyes as his sensei orders him what to do next.  As if sensing his student’s fear, Kreese looks at Johnny and says, “You have a problem with that?” And Johnny, dumbfounded, simply…

The Chocolate Chip Cookie

Sometimes you find the best ingredients in unexpected places. I love chocolate chip cookies.  You can tell because I think this is the third time I’ve opened a sermon with a story about chocolate chip cookies.  The mix of brown sugar, vanilla extract and…

The 12 Days of Christmas

Everything you know about Christmas is wrong! Okay, not EVERYTHING.  But it’s astounding how much information about the most famous Christian holiday of the year has been lost to “tradition” by Christians.  Like the fact that December 25th is not likely to be Jesus’…

Fear Is The Mind Killer (part 3 of The True Face of Evil)

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye…