Church History Snapshot – Ulrich Zwingli

One cannot think of the Swiss Reformation without Ulrich Zwingli (1484-1531). A son of a prosperous farmer and magistrate, Zwingli became a disciple of Erasmus at an early age. While studying theology at the University of Basel, one of his professors, Thomas Wyttenbach (1472-1526), greatly influenced Zwingli. Wyttenbach had publicly attacked the abuse of indulgences … Continue reading Church History Snapshot – Ulrich Zwingli

Just Say No

Do you remember Nancy Reagan’s war against drugs? “Just Say No!” was the advised response for when offered drugs. Between her campaign and the fire department’s “Stop, Drop, and Roll", I fully expected to be daily offered drugs while spontaneously combusting. I was recently talking with a good friend and mentor. He is about 16 … Continue reading Just Say No