Russell McKinney writes The Disciple's Road; here is a recent post: Back in the day when orators were highly esteemed, a banquet was held for such a man. Following the banquet, he was asked to recite something for the pleasure of the guests. He agreed to do so and asked if anyone in the audience … Continue reading Knowing the Shepherd
If you haven't read James Patterson's book "James Patterson by James Patterson," do so. It's intriguing and entertaining, and permits a view into the life of an award-winning author. One story he tells is about a female humpback whale 26 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge. The San Francisco Chronicle carried a front-page story about … Continue reading Of
Mice Whales and Men
One time my brother and I and our wives were on the way to Rochester, Minnesota to see our Dad who was a patient in Mayo Clinic. Due to some road work, they put up a detour to miss a portion of the highway around Des Moines, Iowa. On the way back a few days … Continue reading You Know The Way
Series Summary In October 2016, pastor Andrew Brunson was falsely accused of terrorism and held for two years in Turkish prisons. Following a worldwide prayer movement and significant political pressure from the U.S. government, he was released in October 2018. Since then, Andrew has felt an urgency for Christians in the West to prepare for … Continue reading Prepare to Stand – Andrew Brunson
Man put on a lot of great fireworks shows the night of the Fourth ( and no doubt spent a lot of money!). But the next day I witnessed a show of God's Creation that surpassed all of those. The thunder was amazing, exciting, and a bit frightening! With the sound of low rumbles interspersed … Continue reading Glory Displayed
Since SCOTUS decided to over rule Roe vs Wade, it has been incredible what people are saying - and doing. The meltdowns are nothing if not sensational, and usually laced with expletives that would make a sailor blush. If you believe that only the uneducated use that kind of language, you would be wrong. One … Continue reading The Basic Right
From Worthy Devotions: Deut 4:30-31: When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice (For the LORD thy God is a merciful God); he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, … Continue reading Restoration IS Coming!
When I was a kid in high school in Rural Missouri, every guy that had a pickup had a gun rack mounted in front of the back window where rested a shotgun or .22 rifle or a bow and arrows or fishing poles or maybe all 4. Most of us learned early on that you … Continue reading What Changed?
A Walking Civil War Posted on May 20, 2022 by Russell Mckinney on The Disciples Road William Barclay wrote, “Every man is a walking civil war. Within him there is the tension, the division, the battle between right and wrong, between good and evil, between passion and reason, between the instincts and the will.” Truer words … Continue reading Guest Blog: A Walking Civil War
17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. (James 1 KJV) Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father, there is no shadow of turning with thee. Thou changest not, thy compassions, they fail not; as … Continue reading No Shadow of Turning