Story From Gatlinburg…

The Knoxville News Sentinel reported this past week on a story involving a groundskeeper at Dollywood Theme Park. It woud seem this worker was cleaning the park and discovered an item that caught his eye underneath a park bench. The item was a small piece of paper – “soggy, seared and torn in two” –… Read More

Thanksgiving Thoughts…

There is something about a Wendy’s hamburger that draws me to stop by their restaurant. Fresh juicy hamburgers hot off the grill, crispy fries and don’t get me started on the chicken nuggets…with BBQ sauce… gotta have their BBQ sauce! Regardless of the allure, I was led this one day to stop at a particular… Read More

Does Truth Matter?

I was always taught that half a lie was the same as a full lie. For Christians, our lives are bombarded with numerous half truths and delusions. Many are subtle and seemingly harmless as they emphasize our “feelings” on God and how we perceive Him. However, there are others so blatantly deceitful in nature that… Read More

The “In” Crowd…

As a Christian we are defined by our belief that Jesus is “the Christ”. The term “Christian” was first used to describe the disciples Paul and Barnabas in the book of Acts (Acts 11:26). To be more literal, “Christ” is a term derived from the greek word “christos” which is translated “the annointed one” (Carm.org).… Read More

Be Prepared…

  I remember hearing of a scouting meeting that took place where things weren’t going quite as planned. The special speaker failed to show up and the Scoutmaster was introduced to give a message to replace the one that the scouts were expecting. The leader panicked… He didn’t have a message prepared. In fact, he… Read More