Aikido, Preaching

Now, Go and Research That

Although aikido was founded by Morihei Ueshiba before World War II, it has been refined and developed by a number of his students into various styles. The style I practice is called Tomiki Aikido after one of Ueshiba's pre-war students, Kenji Tomiki. Tomiki Sensei studied judo under its founder Jigoro Kano before studying with Ueshiba, and after… Continue reading Now, Go and Research That

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Church, General, History, Preaching

The Sad State of Biblical Literacy

I was once told by a fellow pastor, "I don't teach deep stuff. I just preach Jesus." That sounds great on a surface level, doesn't it? Let's just preach Jesus because He is after all the Savior of mankind, right? If people believe Him, then they can sort everything else out eventually, right? Wrong. Jesus… Continue reading The Sad State of Biblical Literacy