Celebrating With Family

Celebrating With Family

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I’m a middle-aged white guy. The racism dialogue in the past year has been a source of much division and controversy. I can’t change my default perspective, any more than I can change the ever more ancient birthdate on my driver’s...
Zombies of Hypocrisy

Zombies of Hypocrisy

I shouldn’t write this. At least that’s what many on both sides of the political spectrum might say. Yet at some point, I have to take a stand. The question is, a stand for what? Truth. Nothing but the truth. And the truth is, there is no truth without Jesus. He alone...
Living What We Believe

Living What We Believe

Remember when Jesus called Caesar an illegitimate emperor? Remember when Paul told the churches to rise up against the authoritative dictatorship so they wouldn’t lose their rights of religious freedom? Remember when Peter said, not my emperor? No? Neither do I. We...
Jesus In Meme Text

Jesus In Meme Text

GOVERNMENT: Roman Empire. Corrupt. Enslaved people. Worshipped the emperor as God. JESUS: Never condemned. Prayed forgiveness for the Roman soldiers who crucified Him. TAX COLLECTORS: Frauds. Cheats. Took advantage of their power. JESUS: Never condemned. Ate with...
Finding Jesus

Finding Jesus

Jesus isn’t lost, but so few actually find Him. At the end of Matthew, Jesus promised to always be with His disciples. But how do we find Him? Often we associate His presence with goosebumps and feelings we experience during a song or prayer time as worship. There’s...
Ground Zero

Ground Zero

As much as I remember the horrific tragedy of this day 19 years ago, I also remember the incredible unity and respect for each other in the days following. Unfortunately it was short lived, and almost non-existent today. Jesus followers should, even in this crazy...
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