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200 Patients Declared Dead

200 families received devastating news, their family members had died. Oddly enough, they were still very much alive. As it turns out, Australia’s Austin Hospital accidentally faxed death notices to the families of two hundred patients. Thankfully, with some sincere apologies the families were understanding and forgiving of the mishap. There is no telling the…

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The Anger Continues

I had all the confidence in the world the violence and looting over Michael Brown’s death was going to end, especially when Captain Ronald S. Johnson took over security (See My Previous Article). Sadly, when cooler heads do not prevail, the anger fueled ones do. So now the current situation continues to spawn tension and…

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How to Handle Angry People

The last few days have been incredibly tense. Last Saturday, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO. The following day, a candlelight service which was supposed to honor Brown turned violent. This sparked a series of aggressive and ugly protest over the last several days. Some protestors even…

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The Life of Robin Williams

Many stood in stunned silence when the news of Robin Williams’ suicide broke. Nearly everyone was charmed by his humor and wit in movies like “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Aladdin,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Jumanji,” and certainly many, many others. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times and received the Best Supporting Actor…

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The Speeding Ticket

Recently, a man in Florida went to great lengths to get out of a simple speeding ticket. When the police officer who pulled him over was out of earshot, the man dialed 911. He told dispatchers that a murder was about to take place. He passionately described how a person was holding a gun and…

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The Plague of Flies

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine just how bad some of the plagues may have been, especially ones like flies (Exodus 8:20-24). I mean, come on, how bad could a few flies really be? Once per year in Wisconsin, flies emerge from the upper Mississippi River. We aren’t talking about a few flies here; we are…