A shooting happened at a softball field yesterday. This morning, between weather reports and nail polish reviews, there is a renewed call for unity. Renewed? Yes, because we’ve been down this road before. Tragedy brings us together. Even if superficially. But I get tired of superficiality. I know many of you do as well. With all the news reports I’ve seen over the years about what we need to do to create unity and bring…..
The big, scary monster that was Election 2016 is no more! You just Amen-ed, didn’t you? This past Sunday our church observed All Saints Sunday. One of the readings for that service was from Daniel 7, his dream of the four beasts. Of the dream, Daniel says, “my spirit was troubled within me, and the visions of my head terrified me.” Seeing how this was the Sunday before Election Tuesday, I noticed how easy it was for…..
One of the first things we learned about Shiner is that baseball is a big deal. Yes, everyone told us about the beer first, but baseball wan’t very far behind. So, it didn’t take Nathan long to catch baseball fever after moving here. And since we hadn’t learned all there was to do in our new home yet, he was able to convince The Fletcher Five to go to the baseball field in town to…..