Posts from April 2020

“Livin on a Prayer”: A Rejoinder to a Detractor

Several weeks ago, a member of our church wrote a letter to the editor of the Sonoma Index Tribune requesting a Day of Prayer in light of COVID19.  One local resident was critical of the idea, claiming that the community should be focused on action, not prayer, which he claimed is ineffective.   https://www.sonomanews.com/opinion/letters/10915623-181/letters-to-the-editor-april See my response below. An April 24th Letter…

Because You Made the LORD Your Dwelling Place: A Devotional

“Because you made the LORD your dwelling place–the Most High, who is my refuge–no evil shall befall you, no plague come near your tent.”—Psalm 91:9–10 If you do a Google search and type the word “Psalm,” Psalm 91 likely appears—algorithmic evidence that it is the most popular chapter in the Psalter. And why not? This passage speaks of Yahweh being a “refuge”…