A New President

Posted on Wed 20 January 2021 in Blog • Tagged with Leadership, Government, Life, Christian Life

Today was the inauguration of Joe Biden, the new United States President. As I muse on the events of this past election season, I see a trend that during my lifetime has gotten worse, not better: lack of candidates who are skilled and wise in leadership, and lack of representation …

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Welcome to my New Website

Posted on Thu 14 January 2021 in Blog • Tagged with Welcome


As mentioned in a post on my old drupal-based site, I have been working on a replacement website that is more small-screen friendly and static based instead of requiring a lot of server resources.

Many of the articles from the old site have been brought into this site, but …

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How To Setup a git Server on Amazon EC-2

Posted on Wed 09 December 2020 in Tech Blog • Tagged with Linux, AWS, git

This article describes how I set up a git server on an Amazon Linux EC2 T3 instance. I used this article as a guide, adapting a few things to the EC-2 environment along the way.

Note: This article assumes you have git installed on your EC2 Linux server. If not …

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Still Here!

Posted on Sat 30 June 2018 in Blog • Tagged with Life, Growth

I know that I haven't posted a blog entry in a long time, but I am among the living on the earth.

Smiles The truth is, I've been questioning whether the time spent and the hassles involved in maintaining this blog were worth the time. I also have been looking at …

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Sunday, May 01

Posted on Sun 01 May 2016 in Blog • Tagged with Life, Thankful

On this day here where I live, things are beginning to get green outside. The temperatures are getting warmer and the trees are budding up. Spring is arriving! The land is being renewed.

We who are Christians have a unique advantage; because we are continually forgiven, we start new everyday …

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Son of Man, Can These Bones Live?

Posted on Tue 05 April 2016 in Blog • Tagged with Life, Thankful

That question from the Biblical book of Ezekiel 37:3, still rings true after all these centuries!

When we are born into this world, we are born in sin. That's right; we are born with a failed nature that has no capacity for God at all. Left to ourselves, we …

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Posted on Fri 11 March 2016 in Blog • Tagged with Life, Awareness

Today is one of those days where what happened leads me into thinking how our lives as Christians can be different than the lives of those who don't believe. What happened is that I was listening to series of podcasts from leadership in the company that I work for that …

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Trouble, and Comfort

Posted on Wed 27 January 2016 in Blog • Tagged with Life, Awareness, Thankful

When you are a Christian, trouble of all kinds is normal. But that is not the point of this article. The point of it is:

My Christian Friend, isn't it a wonderful thing knowing that your life and times are in the hands of Jesus Our Lord?

I have been …

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Who is in Charge Here, Anyway?

Posted on Sun 03 January 2016 in Blog • Tagged with Life, Awareness

One of the things that confuses a non-believer a LOT is the answer to the title of this post. I've been accused many times by non-believers of having some kind of huge ego, just because they don't understand the answer to that question. I have also seen church-goers who think …

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Real Healing 2

Posted on Sun 09 August 2015 in Blog • Tagged with Life, Awareness, Thankful, Sin

December 11, 2020: The original article below was written and published on August 9, 2015. Since them I have learned much more about the struggle and my eyes have been opened to things I did not understand well before. Edits to this article indicated by lines drawn through old text …

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