Saint Patrick Lucky?

Hello Rustics! So, we’re coming upon the minor holiday called St. Patrick’s Day.  I thought I would remind us who and what St. Patrick really was.  Was he Irish by birth or religious background? History tells us, “No.”  Was he part of the Catholic religious...

Featured Characters in Killing the Bible

Hello Rustics! Readers of Killing the Bible may already know the featured characters in the book.  They represent the good, the bad, and the ugly of Bible history.  The purpose of the book is not simply to get Christians all worked up about the bad guys, but to...

Eat, Pray, Love – Stay Rustic!

Hello Rustics! Eat, Pray, Love.  Have you heard of this best-selling book from several years ago? Elizabeth Gilbert is the author.  Ms. Gilbert has been transparent with her background.  She grew up in a New England Protestant household where church was regarded...

Join Him There

HELLO RUSTICS! Join Him There! All of my early ministry life was influenced by theologian and author Henry Blackaby.  I grew up Baptist and he was famous in those circles.  I never had the slightest dream of actually meeting him, much less getting to know him.  Henry...