Welcome Choctaw Brethren
The Choctaw congregation was established in 1939 and is located in the south eastern portion of Oklahoma City in the state of Oklahoma, USA. It has over three hundred members overseen by 5 elders and served by 11 deacons and a pulpit minister. I served as their minister from 1993 to 2000 before moving to California. In 2003 the elders agreed to support Lise and I as ... read all »
No Good Time to Die
Last week a young woman died instantly when a piece of concrete fell on her as she was eating supper with her husband in a downtown restaurant. Last year a young man was killed when a helicopter crashed on him as he was walking down the street from his house to mail a letter. Neither knew it was their time to die. The woman was celebrating her birthday and the young ... read all »
Impressing the Boss
“Slaves must always obey their masters and do their best to please them. They must not talk back or steal, but must show themselves to be entirely trustworthy and good. Then they will make the teaching about God our Savior attractive in every way.” Titus 2:9-10 The majority of us have an employer or supervisor of some kind who oversees our work. In this... read all »
The King Who Matters
The “King of Pop,” Michael Jackson, died last week. He will be remembered for his music, performance style, and unfortunate allegations of child molestation as well as the grotesque degeneration of his appearance largely due to an overdependence on plastic surgery. His real legacy however will not be any of these things but rather the intensity and person... read all »
Just A Minute
Over the years I've learned that the difference between sin and no sin is about one extra minute of self control. Take doughnuts for example. Whenever I eat them I pay a terrible price “digestively” speaking. But the allure of Tim Horton’s – “I'm just going in for a decaf” – and the smell of that freshly baked produce invaria... read all »