Kerux Christou, aka Herb's Blurbs

Kerux Christou is a phrase from New Testament Greek meaning “herald of Christ,” i.e., a preacher.

Responding to Covid-19, The Light Always Dawns

Beloved Mt. Pleasant Flock, We face an unusual and difficult moment in the life of our world, our nation, our local community, our families, and our church family as well.  None of us knew a few weeks ago the ways in which a virus that had sprung up halfway around the world would affect all […]

Let the Children Go From Me?

We see a glimpse of the assembled saints in glory in Revelation 7, and they are remarkable for their diversity – those of every race, tribe, people, and nation gathered before the Lamb of God – offering him praise and honor and glory.  The gospel is for all people: rich and poor, black and white, […]

Good News, Bad News

Beginning Down the Path of Discipleship In our last post, we began down the path of discipleship.  Every path has a beginning.  We are going to begin down the path of discipleship at the beginning.  And following Jesus begins with the Good News, the gospel. Good News, Bad News.  Has anyone ever asked you…do you […]

Down the Path on The Way of Discipleship

When you are a kid in a Sunday school class, there are certain things you learn.  Maybe you once sat on a little kid chair in a dingy church basement and stared at a flannelgraph. I did.  I can still almost smell the mold and bask in the warm, moist asbestos-laden environment.  One of the […]

It’s Unscientific to be Atheistic

Are science and religion enemies?  Many scientists obviously believe so.  Richard Dawkins, one of the famed “new atheists” views belief in God as a delusion (that’s right – you aren’t just wrong or old-fashioned to believe in God, you are deluded!).  It makes no more sense to believe in God than it does to believe […]