Browsing the August 2020 archive of Deacon Wilson's Wisdom

On Fire Discipleship

Posted by Kellee Chwala on 8/25/20

            Think back a few months to Lent 2020. If we consider ourselves committed disciples, those 40 days were a time when we were ready, willing and even eager to sacrifice, to forgive and to recommit. Taking up our cross to follow Jesus was part of our annual Lenten ... Read More »

Who do you say I am?

Posted by Kellee Chwala on 8/18/20

            Whether we realize it or not, we are all teachers. Our teaching skills are being honed daily throughout our lives. While some of us become professional teachers improving our teaching skills through training and experience, we are all involved in a lifelong process impacting the lives of others…our ... Read More »

Who's In and Who's Out?

Posted by Kellee Chwala on 8/11/20

The “Members Only” signs are mostly gone today, but many of us know that there are still places where membership is restricted; where some belong and others do not. To be an insider, we still show our ID card, our green card, our picture ID or some other badge ... Read More »

Called to Faith

Posted by Kellee Chwala on 8/05/20

  Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist, hung a sign above his office door, which read, “Called or not, God is present.”  That one sentence incorporated, in a few words, what the two Testaments of the Bible have proclaimed to us for centuries using hundreds of thousands of words.  It ... Read More »