Rustlings

Rustlings (February 19, 2018)

Very little surprises me anymore. I’ve heard enough confessions, attended enough youth camps, facilitated enough counseling sessions, sat through enough children’s sermons and visited enough cities that very little surprises me anymore. I’ve come to expect the...

Rustlings (February 12, 2018)

Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day this year. Don’t let that unnerve you. Easter falls on April Fool’s Day this year. I’m still letting that one sink in. With the serendipitous mixing and meshing of holidays and holy days, I’m certain churches will find ways to...

Rustlings (February 5, 2018)

It is not the longest book I’ve written. It is not the deepest or most personal book I’ve written. It may be, however, the most important piece I’ve taken the time to pen. Nurturing Faith Publishing Company has released my new book titled This I Know: A Simple...

Rustlings (January 29, 2018)

Always and Forever is an R&B song written by Rod Temperton and was recorded by his band Heatwave in 1976. The song was later recorded by Luther Vandross in 1994 and won him the Grammy Award for Best R&B Male Vocalist in 1995. Since its first release, it has been...

Rustlings (January 22, 2018)

Two years ago, I preached a sermon (I’m sure you remember) in which I mentioned the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. I praised the amendment for giving women the right to vote…then I paused…and reminded the congregation it only gave white women the...

Rustlings (January 16, 2018)

Thank you. Sincerely, thank you. I was the recipient of some wonderful gifts over the past Christmas season. I enjoyed the sight of every Christmas card – words and pictures. I enjoyed the taste of every snack (but will be running off the ‘aftermath’ for a few weeks)....