Archive for April, 2016

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The Sunday Christian

TheDiscipleMD “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you a automobile”- (Billy Sunday). Billy Sunday was a famous American baseball player who after working with the Y.M.C.A. from 1891-1895 became a nationally renowned evangelist. (American’s God & Country, William J. Federer). “Now the place was called […]

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Surviving the Grind of Life!

TheDiscipleMD As a sophomore in high school I decided to try out for the wrestling team even though I scarcely knew a thing about the sport.  Much to my surprise I won a spot wrestling varsity. For me it was a great accomplishment. As inexperienced as I was, somehow I managed to win my first […]

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When We Choke On The ‘Clear Candy’

TheDiscipleMD A few years ago my wife was making brownies for her young women church class. Caramel was a key ingredient in the recipe. She asked me to unwrap the clear cellophane off the individual caramel pieces so that she could melt them. There were about forty pieces that needed my attention. I dutifully unwrapped […]

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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 […]

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