Fireworks, Hot Dogs, and Yellow Umbrellas

This Independence Day we will celebrate 241 years since the United States declared its independence from Great Britain. Most Americans will go about celebrating the 4th much in the same way they always have. The scent of grilled burgers and hots dogs will fill neighborhoods and fireworks will spatter the evening sky with brilliant colors … Continue reading Fireworks, Hot Dogs, and Yellow Umbrellas

Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty

In a moment of desperation, Charlie Brown cried out the now immortal request, “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?!” Responding to his despondent inquiry, Linus took center stage and recited the passage from Saint Luke recounting the birth of Jesus. And in doing this, Linus pointed Christmas back to God’s gift of … Continue reading Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty

The Pillars of Our Republic

As I was going through and doing some of my daily reading yesterday, I came across an article that sparked some thought and reflection. The article was written as a tribute to Rush Limbaugh on his twentieth anniversary of broadcasting by former NRA president Sandy Froman. What caught my attention was the opening remark which … Continue reading The Pillars of Our Republic