I come from the Adam Sandler and Chris Farley Saturday Night Live generation. One of Chris Farley’s most famous SNL characters was Matt Foley. Foley is a motivation speaker, 35 years old, divorced, and lives in a van down by the river.
The question of, “What if?” can go off like an alarm in the dead of night. Scenarios play out like a broken record, but each with a different outcome. Two little words create a storm of confusion and doubt.
As a pastor I am often asked if pets go to heaven? The question may sound childish, or even sentimental, but it is extremely important for those who ask it. As the owner of a beloved German Shepherd myself, Winston, I know the deep love we can have for our animal companions.
Jesus has some strong warnings for his disciples. How much of it applies to us and in what way? Hell and the destruction of the soul comes up as well as denying Christ before men. Are we to be terrified or is this all meant to comfort us? Daniel Emery Price and Erick Sorensen sort through it all in this episode. Check it out!
Death is quite the undertaking. To die when one wants desperately to go on living is the most gruesome kind of labor any of us will ever know. It’s painful and bloody and empties our pockets of the fortune we think is ours. But we must do it.