Archive for April, 2016


Bury My Heart

TheDiscipleMD In 1970 a book written by author Dee Brown was published called “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.” The book was about the plight of the American Indians in the 19th century and the injustices that the author perceived they had received at the hands of the federal government. The culmination of which was […]


The Circle Of A Service Life

TheDiscipleMD One of the advantages of living in the same area for many years is seeing “the circle of a service life”. As a young father of five children I had heavy demands on my time. Between tying to gain an education, making a living and serving in the church, every moment of my time […]


Another Look At His ‘Grace’

TheDiscipleMD I first remember seeing it on the kitchen wall of my parents’ farmhouse in the early eighties. I don’t know what it was about that particular painting that captured my attention. Perhaps it was the discouraged look on the old man’s face. His white head bowed down in disappointment at the bowl of gruel […]

huckleberry finn praying

You Can’t Pray A Lie

TheDiscipleMD “It made me shiver , and I about made up my mind to pray and see if I couldn’t try to quit bein’ the kind of boy I was and be better.  So I kneeled down. But the words wouldn’t come.  Why wouldn’t they? It weren’t no use to try to hide from Him…I knowed very […]

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