All posts by Rev. Ray Neal

Glasses resting on Bible

It’s Not About the Rules

I want to start off by saying that there are no bad guys in Mark 7:1-24. The Pharisees and the lawyers that confront Jesus about the behavior of his disciples do so from the stand point of their own deep belief in God and their

Pride colors

Am I the Older Brother?

When I went to seminary to prepare for the ministry I looked at all those charming young men and women and decided that if I had been God there were several of them that I wouldn’t have called to be ministers under any circumstances. Two