Rustlings

Rustlings (December 10, 2018)

I’ll confess. I’m one of those ‘pre-Thanksgiving Christmas music listeners.’ It does not bother me in the least when radio stations go all-Christmas two days before Halloween. I do not mind listening to ‘Winter Wonderland’ on a 78 degree South Carolina November...

Rustlings (December 3, 2018)

Walking the path of Jesus’ final footsteps on this earth is a highlight of any pilgrimage to the Holy Land – a journey undertaken by millions of Christians since at least the Fourth Century. For decades, members of First Baptist Greenville have made pilgrimages to the...

Rustlings (November 19, 2018)

Jesus produced some lasting lines during his days here on earth. “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s and unto God the things that are God’s.” (By the way – interpretive moment – everything actually belongs to God.) “This is my body broken for you.” “If...

Rustlings (November 12, 2018)

I have barely unpacked from sabbatical. I have been back in the office for less than a week, and today, I find myself writing an article about traveling…again. No worries, the trip is not until December 2019, and it’s really more about you traveling than me. For...

Rustlings (November 5, 2018)

I took my last drive across the Golden Gate Bridge today. The 1.7 mile span of steel is an amazingly flexible structure. Its arch can bear enough weight to vertically drop 15 feet, and the bridge can horizontally sway 27 feet. Typical winds only sway the bridge about...

Rustlings (October 29, 2018)

Wynn Again... In January, 2017, I received an email from a longtime friend named Steve. He sent the email to me and to another longtime friend named Allen. Steve’s email to us was an invitation to join him in walking the Camino de Santiago. Here’s a portion of Steve’s...