the very first thing we must question is our own assumptions – at the entry point to any exchange of views, conversation, or potential conflict. Continue reading me, Flat Jesus, and the mountain of stuff I have yet to learn…
Maybe our problem is that in order to believe in Jesus we have to stop believing in ourselves? Wasn’t that – isn’t that – the original sin? Believing in ourselves and walking right by the invitation Jesus so graciously extends? Continue reading legalism is easier than belief
Here is what God promises: “Whatever happens, I’m going to be with you, you can count on it” (Psalm 23 and Matthew 28). Jesus said, “For (God) gives his sunlight to both the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust alike” (Matthew 5:45). Continue reading mixed emotions #MyFloridaPrayer
This is good stuff! This is what I’m talking about when I say life is rich, and good, and a gift I’m constantly grateful for. Continue reading passion – for ministry and for living this good life!
Texas will receive timely help from Washington, yes, but it won’t nearly scratch the surface of need. Churches, individuals, NGO’s (including Presbyterian Disaster Assistance), are already gearing up. Businesses from all over the USA will donate people and resources. But it still won’t cover all the need. Continue reading rich or poor, hurricane victims need help regardless…
Good morning, Internet. Today I have a legitimate “public conversation” question I’d like to get your thoughts on. Continue reading does free speech come with a commensurate responsibility to listen?
“To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, turn) And a time to every purpose, under heaven.” (The Byrds/Pete Seeger/Ecclesiastes 3…) Thursday evening I drove Rebekah over to our church campus for a couple of meetings. As we walked from the parking lot to the Christian Life Center I looked up to see the last remaining light seep out of the western sky. … Continue reading There is a season (turn, turn, turn)
I – along with more than 800 Wake Forest Jesus-followers – am excited about where God is leading us… Continue reading Excited about the next 25! Just getting warmed up!
I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. – John 16:33 I understand there’s going to be a lot written today in response to the fifteenth anniversary of Nine-Eleven. So I don’t want to clutter up the blogosphere with anything lengthy or irrelevant. Instead, … Continue reading “Take heart! I have overcome the world!” #9-11