It is the Christmas season, and that means I will watch several versions of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol before New Year’s. I had previously posted that in my opinion, the story of Mr. Scrooge is an 1843 playbook on face-to-face fundraising. I will leave it to you to decide if I… Read More
"We are all beggars. This is true." These were the words on the note stuck in the pocket of the lifeless body of great theologian Martin Luther. Luther knew that we all are beggars, in need of Christ to open our eyes. Through the miracle of faith, the Spirit opens our eyes to… Read More
It’s the battlecry of COVID19. Mask up for your neighbor, for your family, for yourself.
Cloth masks, surgical masks, N95 masks and face shields all have found their way into our decision making of obeying the mandate. During the short history of this pandemic, there has been… Read More
Quite early into the pandemic, COVID19 seemed a bit peculiar, or should I say, novel. Take away anything reported about the virus's inception, the response to its potential impact was much more anxious than a normal response to a virus. It didn’t take long for “unprecedented”… Read More
It’s the playoffs. Game 7. The series is tied. It’s the bottom of the 9th. Man on first. Two out. The two strike pitch is shot into the gap in left center. The runner from first, rounds second and comes barreling into third with the crowd and the bench calling, “Send him! Send… Read More
Posted on Nov 02, 2020 by Mark Muehl
Who do we go to when you need answers?
When we were young (very young), it was parents. “Mommy, help!” may have been a plea for something to eat or to get out of a troublesome situation. Middle school found a time when parents didn’t have answers anymore and we… Read More