“I had the opportunity and the information and I failed to make use of it. I don’t know what an inquest or a court of law would say, but I stand condemned in the court of my own conscience to be guilty of not preventing the Columbia disaster… The bottom line is that I failed to understand what I was being told; I failed to stand up and be counted. Therefore look no further; I am guilty of allowing the Columbia to crash.” (N. Wayne Hale Jr., Launch Integration Manager) One of the most admirable qualities of creditable people is […]

Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when […]

There are many men in our culture who relate to “the church” in one of three ways: The Antagonistic The Apathetic The Affiliated, Non-Activated. The antagonistic are those who have an ax to grind with God, religion, or organized Christianity. Perhaps they had a bad experience at some point or they were seriously wronged in some way by a pastor or church leader. Their anger over some real or perceived mistreatment or injustice has left them disappointed, disenchanted, disgruntled, or just done with the whole church thing. Perhaps their antagonism stems from a one-time event or a culmination of things. […]