The US Census: Unconstitutional Questions Can Be Hazardous to Society’s Health
In his “I Have a Dream” speech, Martin Luther King, Jr. said “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” An important step in this direction would be…
Lent is a season when we prepare our hearts for the celebration of Christ’s triumph over sin and death through His crucifixion and resurrection. It is a time when we remind ourselves that we are sinners in need of redemption.
New Year’s Day sermon
This is a sermon and article I wrote several years ago, but the message is worth coming back to every year. I considered that the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, was referred to as the “Feast of Trumpets” in the Old Testament. Reflection on how trumpets were used in the Bible, especially the Old Testament,…
New Year’s Day: A Time for Change?
“For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; and the former things will not be remembered or come to mind” (Isaiah 65:17). “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea. And I saw the…
Reflections on the Feast of St. Stephen
It is a little odd that the church calendar has the Feast of St. Stephen on December 26, immediately after Christmas Day. One day, we celebrate the birth of our Savior; it has become THE fun day on the church calendar, especially in terms of how we celebrate it in our society. The very next…