June 2011

Coffee and Jesus

  Photo on allposters.com       Recently, my wife asked me when I started drinking coffee. The more I thought about it, the more I realized that I started drinking it at a very early age – at the age of 10 years old. Now, before all of you start judging my parents, let me qualify the statement. I remember going into my parents’ store which was located in the South Side Chicago (the...

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What is God Looking For?

  Photo from visualphotos.com       I still remember the talk that I had with our associate pastor at HMCC of Ann Arbor. We were in the midst of trying to finalize a list of candidates for our leadership team, but then we went on a rabbit trail. Yes, I confess. Rabbit trails are usually instigated by yours truly, but eventually I try to bring everything back to the main thing. In the middle...

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Painful Process of Transformation

  Photo from oldpathspaved.org       I confess that I am one of those people that do not take things readily at face value. You can call me cynical or skeptical, but it takes a lot of cold hard facts and a good logical argument for me to believe. This has been a weakness in my character. This is why, when it comes to the topic of transformation, I struggle to comprehend the full...

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