GET ME TO THE CHURCH

Feb 22nd, 2010 COMMENTARY Edward

GET ME TO THE CHURCH (Gilmer County Times Courier 3/4/2010 You many have noticed that getting people to Services and church activities has become more and more difficult in the past few years. In the U.S., with the exception of some African American and Evangelical congregations, most Protestant and Roman Catholic congregations are in some level of decline (In Chicago, RC attendance has dropped by…

PLAYING WITH THE ITALIANS

Feb 12th, 2010 SERMONS Edward

My father was furious when he heard that I had been playing with the Italians. That’s the first thing I remembered. On the last day of a conference, I attended a workshop that sounded harmless enough.  It had to do with what one person could do to help create a sustainable environment. To my horror, the leaders started right in by asking us to hold…

MARRIAGE

Feb 8th, 2010 QUOTES Edward

“Beneath the surface of many romances that evolve into partnerships, there is a depth not visible to outside observers.  Elsa and Albert Einstein liked each other, understood each other, and perhaps most important…were amused by each other.  So even if it was not the stuff of poetry, the bond between them was the a solid one.  It was forged by satisfying each other’s desires and…