Keeping Christ in Christmas

Are you prepared to hear about the “war on Christmas”? I am sure it will be talked about by some people.  What may be talked about can be as varied as the design on the Starbucks coffee cups to the positioning of nativity scenes in public places. What those who make a lot of noise about…

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What Can We Do When Our Leaders Let Us Down?

What comes to mind immediately is the Bible verse “Don’t put your trust in princes.” (Psalm 146:3) To me that verse reminds us that we are all human. Having wealth and power does not change that humanity which will never be perfect in the use of power or in wisdom. It is unrealistic on our…

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What does the Bible say about itself?

There are some wonderful passages in which the Bible seems to be talking about itself. Even passing over the fact that we do not have the original manuscripts of any part of the Bible, they have become beloved phrase. “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” Psalm 119:105…

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Creating Your Future

Question: Why in the world would people choose this place in Nebraska to build a town? Answer: The pioneers were traveling on the trail west and ran into a spell of bad weather, so they decided to stop and wait for the weather to clear up. They’re still waiting. That was the explanation given to me…

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Ask the Pastor: Should we take the Bible literally?

The short answer is no. Why? Because you can’t take the Bible literally and still be true to the texts that make up the Bible. There are several reasons for this. Stories were told to pass down a culture’s lore and teach lessons on morality. The storytellers would say, “I don’t know if it actually…

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