Category Archives: Galatians

Frankly, My Dear . . .

There is a common misperception about much of the work that Pastors do.  Many folks think that we only work for an hour on Sunday morning but that’s a misperception for another time.  The misperception for this entry is that … Continue reading

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Please, Please Me Oh Yeah

Codependent Enablers . . . you know who you are. You get your satisfaction in life from helping those who are messed up not appear so messed up.  Whether your misfit of choice is an alcoholic or addict, an abusive, … Continue reading

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A Bad Case of Gas!

After over 30 years in the ministry, it becomes easy to spot them.  Not so much because of any special skill, insight, or spiritual gift:  it’s mostly because they stick out like a sore thumb.  They don’t think anyone has … Continue reading

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Three Fingers Pointing Back At You

Not sure who coined the phrase, “Don’t point your finger at someone, because when you do, there are three fingers pointing back at you,” but I do know one thing:  I hate that guy! OK, maybe hate is too strong … Continue reading

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What Getting Your Way Gets You

We fight for it, bargain for it, beg for it, threaten for it, and focus out entire existence on getting it:  Our way.   It’s either innate, inbred, or we just get convinced early on that it is beneficial to have … Continue reading

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The Evil Professor

I had an evil professor when I was in college. It was Psychology 101 and it was the big midterm exam. The professor was adamant as he passed out the exams that we were to read and follow all directions. … Continue reading

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Getting It Directly From The Source

There are few things in life more distasteful than trying to buy a new car from the dealership.  It is an experience fraught with lies, deception, subterfuge, and malice.  And that’s just what I bring to the whole charade. You … Continue reading

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Make It, Take It

OK, I’ll admit it:  I’m a basketball junkie.  I grew up playing basketball every recess that it wasn’t raining and some when it was.  Because they didn’t have AAU basketball when I was a kid (at least not in my … Continue reading

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“Can’t Buy Me Love”

There are many young men (and some old ones too) who could have saved a lot of time, avoided a lot of heartache, and strengthened their financial position if they had only listened more carefully to the Beatles. So many … Continue reading

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“I’m Goin’ Down, Down, Down, Down . . .”

California is a water recreation wonderland.  We’ve got the Pacific Ocean, obviously, but that’s only a small part of the aquatic opportunities for amusement in the Golden State.  We also have over 200 major lakes and over 15 times that many … Continue reading

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