It's Thursday night of what has turned out to be a long and brutal week from a ministry standpoint. No violins required here…it goes with the turf sometimes. I thus have nothing profound to say (as usual), but my head is full of thoughts–thoughts on ministry and thoughts on things that
Ask virtually any preacher and they will tell you: the most difficult sermons are those on biblical passages that are most familiar. Easter sermons. Christmas sermons. Prodigal Son sermons. Ask any bible reader and there are sections of Scripture that we find difficult to stay jazzed about studying or reading.
Well, well. For those of you who aren't aware, Glenn Beck said the following on his recent TV program, setting off quite a furor among Christians around the world: "I'm begging you, your right to religion and freedom to exercise religion and read all of the passages of the Bible