The Quotable Dr. Luther

“When I look at myself I cannot see how I can be saved. When I look at Jesus I cannot see how I can be lost.” Those words come from Martin Luther, the father of the Reformation. When we honestly look at ourselves how can we possibly see that we could be saved? Sins pile…

Fairness in the church

Fairness and equality are things we hear a lot about these days. They are nice to talk about but extremely hard to achieve. The best approach I have heard of is that we should seek to give everyone the same opportunities but that it’s not realistic to expect everyone will achieve the same outcomes. If…

Here I Stand Sunday – Part Six

500 years ago, on April 18, 2021, Martin Luther spoke the following words at the Diet of Worms: “Unless I am convinced by the testimony of the Scriptures or by clear reason (for I do not trust either in the pope or in councils alone, since it is well known that they have often erred…

Statistical Insights

I am not a big fan of statistics but one I read recently did catch my attention. According to a book by Callan Rush, 97 percent of a business’ potential clients are NOT looking for that business’ product, program or service. In fact, only 3 percent of a business’ potential clients are actively searching for what that…