Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving Theology

With Thanksgiving but a few days in our rearview mirror it might be well to take a look at the theology of Turkey Day and what the Bible has to say about thanksgiving and the failure to give thanks. Useful … Continue reading

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Refugee Resettlement: Balancing Compassion With Discernment

Originally posted on All Things New:
Refugees from DR Congo enjoy lunch at the Weatherly house one Sunday after church. Photo courtesy of Saul Young, Knoxville News Sentinel. I have been a volunteer with a refugee resettlement agency in Knoxville,…

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Sombrero Sensitivity — Well, excuse me!

If you are one of the few who follow this wee blog you know that I’m taken by the writing of Pastor Bob Russell.  Pastor Russell is able to address with wisdom and insight as well as occasional wit those … Continue reading

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The Jesus Standard – It’s not an easy one

The current question regarding refugees (and others seeking entry into the US) is not an easy one for Christians. We’re guided by Jesus and His teachings and example which is typically totally athwart our natural inclinations. I often find that … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions.

Here is a helpful little article on decision making.  Thanks to James Watkins for this article which appeared at: jameswatkins.com as: How to decide what’s right or wrong for you. RMF How to decide what’s right or wrong for you … Continue reading

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The move from rat cage to rat park

The following is a post by Keith Giles, aka The Subversive One.  It reaffirmed something that I have long known and believed in, i.e., the importance of community.  But this particular article takes the importance to a level which I … Continue reading

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