Richard L. Floyd
A pastor friend of mine is known to have told his congregation, "If there isn't somebody here who rubs you the wrong way you need to come around more often."
Martin B. Copenhaver
On a number of occasions I have hiked in the interior reaches of the Grand Canyon.
Many well-meaning religious teachers taught us that there are requirements for God to love us. But Jesus says this is a lie.
So go ahead. Canonize yourself. You're just claiming what has already been given to you by Jesus, who loves us, as imperfect as we are.
Kenneth L. Samuel
Exposing evil is risky business.
Truth is elusive and hard to come by. Figuring out what is true, listening for truth, speaking truth; it's hard work.
When it comes to little contests and games of chance, I never win anything. But guess who guessed the number of chocolate coffee beans in the jar last Sunday?
Different conflicts call for different approaches to peace, as much as different weather calls for different footwear.
God often elevates us to low places
Sometimes when Christians say, "I'll pray for you," it's a loaded statement.