From the Preacherman July 7, 2020

From the Preacherman…. In an interview in 1954 Robert Frost was asked, “What do you think is the most important thing you’ve learned about life?” The great poet answered, “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on. In all the...

From the Preacherman June 30, 2020

From the Preacherman…. I Corinthians 13 is a text often associated with weddings. Preachers will tell you that these words are the ones most couples request to be read at their marriage ceremonies. And why not? Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or...

From the Preacherman June 9, 2020

Have you ever just stumbled across a good book? You were in a bookstore (we used to have those) and found something interesting and bought it and it turned out to be profound and life-altering. That’s how I found Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. I bought it because...

From the Preacherman June 2, 2020

Closing was the easy part. In retrospect we know that to be true. Closing the church for coronavirus in mid-March was easy compared to how we re-open for worship, especially with no vaccine on the horizon. You have an excellent group of people from our church working...

From the Preacherman May 12, 2020

I hope you will forgive me, but I must admit something to you: This is my first pandemic. I have never been through anything like Covid-19 before.  I know. You’re shocked. I say this because my lack of experience in what to do next, with my family, my children and my...

From the Preacherman May 5, 2020

We live in the strangest of days, strangest in my lifetime and most of yours, too. No one knows where this pandemic will lead us, but be sure, we have little say in its course. For the first time in forever, we have to accept some powerlessness, swallow our pride and...

From the Preacherman April 28, 2020

I am, by nature, an optimist. My glass always refills to half full. I look for the potential positive aspects of every downturn, the silver lining in every cloud, the good that comes even from defeat. (I am a Georgia football fan: my optimism is hard won.) I am wired...