When God Throws a Curve Ball

When God Throws a Curve Ball

I am not sure if one of the sons of Korah was trying to wake me up out of my monotonous prayer life or not, but he did. If I’m honest, at times I find myself praying very rote, dry, routine, boring prayers. Like I’ve got God figured out or something. Like...
Pay Attention

Pay Attention

Take a real close look at the picture posted here. The little girl on the right is my younger sister (Julie Rodgers). The little girl on the left is one of my first cousins (Becky Collier). When this picture was taken, they were two years old. Take a closer look....
Pfizer and Ephesians: The Full Dose

Pfizer and Ephesians: The Full Dose

Recently, I was able to get the first dose of the two-dose Pfizer vaccine. I go back for the second April 21st. Then, I am told, I will need to wait a two additional weeks for it to have its full effect. In other words, God willing, by early May – I will be...
Is it Monday? Is it Thursday? What’s a “Maundy”?

Is it Monday? Is it Thursday? What’s a “Maundy”?

Today is Maundy Thursday. A Thursday I didn’t know existed until college. As I’ve written before, I am late to the game on the Christian calendar. Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving? Got it. Everything else? I’m learning. Though not true for all...
Let The Dead Bury Their Own Dead

Let The Dead Bury Their Own Dead

“Then Jesus said to another, ‘Follow me.’ ‘Lord,’ he said, ‘first let me go bury my father.’ But he told him, ‘Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and spread the news of the kingdom of God.'” (Luke...