Sermon Synopsis Sunday May 14: “The Proud Mamas and Papas (Part 1)”

This song ranks as #89 on the Rolling Stone pop and rock chart of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Times:” “California Dreamin.” Remember the song, written and performed by “The Mamas and The Papas?” This pop hit became a signpost for the California Myth that life there exceeded idyllic with its counterculture everything: free … [Read more…]

Sermon Synopsis Sunday May 7: “When God Disciplines, Wise People Listen”

The Bible verse my mom frequently applied – usually to the seat of my pants – was Proverbs 23:13Proverbs 23:13English: World English Bible – WEB13 Don’t withhold correction from a child. If you punish him with the rod, he will not die.WP-Bible plugin (KJV): “Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, … [Read more…]