Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Several weeks ago, I let a friend of mine talk me into going rock climbing at an indoor climbing facility.  I’m not really sure what I was thinking when I agreed to this; I am deathly afraid of heights.  Somehow, I got it in my mind that this would be fun. We get to...
Wimps of the Bible: Lot’s Wife (part 2)

Wimps of the Bible: Lot’s Wife (part 2)

We left off with Lot’s wife turning into a pillar of salt… Throughout this story, I actually feel sorry for Lot’s wife.  Sodom was not Lot’s home town.  When Lot’s house came under attack, the attackers said “This fellow came here as an outsider” (Genesis 19:9).  But...
Wimps of the Bible: Lot’s Wife (part 1)

Wimps of the Bible: Lot’s Wife (part 1)

Today’s wimp is a character whose appearance in the bible is so brief she doesn’t even get a name.  Lot was the nephew of Abraham.  He and his family lived in Sodom.  Sodom (and their neighbor Gomorrah) was a very bad place.  So bad that God was ready to wipe it off...
The Cleaning Lady

The Cleaning Lady

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the phrase “Pastor’s Wife”?  If you grew up in a traditional Baptist church like I did the pastor’s wife is THE first lady of the church.  Nicely dressed, big fancy hat, preferential seating, prim and...