Archive for April, 2016

The Lord Has A Lot To Say!

TheDiscipleMD Sometimes listening to others who claim to have superior knowledge, is offensive, even if the “other” actually “does” have knowledge of value to give. Sometimes it is the manner in which the “knowledge” is given which offends. If it is presented with pride or haughtiness, we often reject it. On the other hand, sometimes […]

When We Lack The Courage To ‘Stand Tall’

TheDiscipleMD It happened many years ago, yet, it is still fresh in my conscience and from time to time it appears on the “stage” of my mind. It happened on an otherwise innocuous day during high school. It was fifth period English class and we had a substitute for the day. You know how “well” […]

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 […]

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