Monthly Archive: January 2015

Matthew 18:15-20 Does Not Always Apply

Matthew 18:15-20 Does Not Always Apply

When one is struggling with depression, negative comments and emails really suck. They tend to stick in your head and the other ‘positive’ emails get forgotten as the negative ones take over. But that...

I just Broke Up With Matt Walsh

I just Broke Up With Matt Walsh

<a href="https://onechristiandad.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/oigi1k0r-1024×1024.jpg"> This is Matt Walsh. He is a well known and controversial blogger. Love him or hate him, it appears that he is here to stay.  With a new deal to write for the Blaze,...

Do I Have To Like Him?

Do I Have To Like Him?

“Is it possible to love people but not like them?  We are called to love everyone, but do we have to like them and what they do?” ~ Anonymous     Often both like and...

Doing Church: It is a Beautiful, Awkward, Messy Thing.

Doing Church: It is a Beautiful, Awkward, Messy Thing.

As Christians, we take the command to love and help each other seriously.  The communion of the saints is alive and well for sure. Most of us are more than willing to help our hurting brothers...

Possibly Coherent Ramblings About My Struggle

Possibly Coherent Ramblings About My Struggle

  Recently I was told that despite my depression, at least my blogging was still coherent. I appreciated that. Hopefully, I will remain coherent for this post as well. 🙂   When one is struggling with...

The Post about Jesus and the Battlefield Stretcher…

The Post about Jesus and the Battlefield Stretcher…

I was recently asked where to find the “post about Jesus and the battlefield stretcher…” This post was originally posted to my Facebook page on Dec 30, 2014: As I travel this broken road, I have...

Please Pray for the Sjobergs

Please Pray for the Sjobergs

Please pray for the Sjobergs. Recently, Karen Sjoberg was informed that there is cancer present in her spine, lungs, abdomen and neck. She is the daughter of my first pastor (at least the first pastor...

My Negative Church

My Negative Church

A number of years ago we invited some visitors to attend the worship service at our church.  After the service they voiced their opinion of the sermon saying that it was too negative and...