Jesus and the World’s Last Gasp

Luke 12:32-40 – The 12th Sunday after Pentecost – for Sunday, August 7, 2016

“You also must be ready, because the Human One is coming at a time when you don’t expect him.” (Luke 12:40)

John.TeddyWhat is the best idea born and bred on American soil?

I’ll usually first say the national park system. I’m proud that Yosemite, in my geographic back yard, was where Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir schemed to radically protect wilderness.

What about Thomas Jefferson and his co-conspirators scribing the Declaration of Independence?

Jazz? Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and Miles Davis . . . cool!

Mormons? Joseph Smith’s divine revelations and discoveries were in western New York, and led to The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints. Continue reading →