'St. Paul’s' Tagged Posts

'St. Paul’s' Tagged Posts

WAITING AND WATCHING

Do you remember Edgar C. Whisenant?   That’s OK.  Like countless others, he had his 15 minutes of fame. Edgar C. Whisenant, was a former NASA engineer and Bible student who predicted the Rapture would occur in 1988, sometime between Sept. 11 and Sept. 13.   He published two books about this, 88 Reasons Why the Rapture Will Be in 1988 and On Borrowed Time. Eventually,…

CHRIST COMES TO THE CITY

Pastor Dan Olson, recently installed at St. Paul’s in Onalaska, has spent a fair number of years serving our Lord in “The Big Apple,” New York City. Been to the city lately?  I mean the big city.  Take, for example, Mexico City.  The metropolitan area of Mexico City covers about 1200 square miles.  Estimated population is over 21 million. A single apartment complex could…

“WORKING FOR THE LORD”

Another Labor Day is upon us.   The pendulum between labor and management has swung back and forth ever since God ordained thorns and thistles in the sweat of Adam’s brow. From Moses to Malachi, the prophets thunder against unjust employers who hold back the wages of the laboring man.  The Bible has a hard word for those who pay their workers a pittance and build their…

FROM ONE FATHER TO ANOTHER

A fellow named James Emery White wrote the following in a recent article: I am about to enter into the most volatile subject imaginable.  No, not abortion or same-sex marriage, not even immigration reform or gun control. Those are tame. I want to talk about parents, sports and the church. How many of you already felt your defenses go up, blood pressure rise, and claws and…