Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

Bowie Maryland

Wrestling: A Personal Tribute

31 March, 2017 Revised 22 July, 2017 Distinctive Features of the Sport One of the great blessing of wrestling is instruction in humility.  Everyone takes a beating sometime. Thinking back,  I believe I also learned through wrestling about the value of volunteer work: those coaches who put so much time and patience into my efforts […]

Hitlery and Other Apostate United Methodists

27 Oct., 2016 It is not John or Charles Wesley or George Whitfield that I despise.  No, as a good Lutheran fellow, I appreciate any fellow Christian with a high (i.e. historic) view of the Scriptures and the defining Creeds of the Faith.  And that Faith is affirmed by historic Presbyterians, Methodists, Baptists, Roman Catholics, […]

Fireworks Over a Stilt-Walker

http://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/2002/07/25/the-reliable-source/71a75b03-6d84-425b-ae5f-20d547f250cc/ Such was the title of an amusing response to the discovery that I had been contracted to entertain at a Fourth of July reception at the  Kennedy Center in D.C. Washington Post By Lloyd Grove,  July 25, 2002 Some faces are red and feminist blood pressure remains high since The Post published a photograph of a […]

Reformation Lutheran Church, Bowie, Maryland (November, 1989)

RLC.  The Church is no more.  Reformation Lutheran Church existed from the fall of 1984 until the summer of 2003.  The pastors at the time were Michael Bray and Michael Colvin.  The Church came into existence from a schism in Grace Lutheran Church (ALC) in response to the general apostasy of the ALC which, soon after […]