So there’s nothing like combining a beautiful fall day, tons of sunshine, golf with good friends, and raising money for
“Jesus is a little more inclusive than some of his followers tend to be.” Jesus is God’s invitation; Jesus is the gate itself, not a “Check your ID at the door” gatekeeper.
Do we own a faith so deeply rooted in the love of Jesus that we’re not afraid to take a few risks?
That Jesus! He could take the entire sum of the wisdom collected in Ecclesiastes and condense it into one sentence.
It’s all about the seeking. We can have all the academic conversations we like about God, but if we seek God with all of our hearts – with passion and discipline and commitment and faithfulness and urgency and regularity and expectation and (well, so much more) – then and only then will we become better theologians.
Worship – together – is a critically important element of living faithful lives. It brings what is important into clearer focus
The Reformation may have got going with Martin Luther in 1517, but it is sustained by the impetus of “always reforming.”
…capes and masks, strutting around, making faces, talking trash, showing the kind of enthusiasm, love, and commitment the gospel always brings out when we let Jesus be our guide.
We cannot look into the sun because it would destroy our sight yet that same light is what enables us to see at all.
I wasn’t a guest anymore. My purpose was to document the story rather than being in the story.