So enjoy these last photos from my weekend adventure, and think about what it means to be “witnesses to light and love” in your home, church, neighborhood, workplace, and community. Continue reading “let your light so shine…”
It’s fun to visit the past, and it’s critically important that we understand it – but it would be a mistake to try to go back. That’s one of the many problems inherent to both the politics and the religion of nostalgia. Continue reading a quick visit to my old hometown #nostalgia
As promised I’m wrapping the Bermuda cruise with one more post. This report covers some of the time we spent relaxing on board the ship. While I enjoy the shore excursions, and especially the opportunity to learn about the history and the culture of new places, the key element of cruising for me is the long day at sea, with no obligation other than making … Continue reading Bermuda Part Four – wrapping up the Maul cruise….
thirty-one awesome photographs around Bermuda Continue reading Bermuda: an essay in photographs (the cruise – Part III)
God will judge between the nations, and settle disputes of mighty nations. Then they will beat their swords into iron plows and their spears into pruning tools. Nation will not take up sword against nation; they will no longer learn how to make war. – Isaiah 2:3-5 My first ever expedition to a shooting range (Tuesday) was both extremely interesting, and powerfully instructional. We were … Continue reading shooting – bullets and golf balls…
The heavens tell about the glory of God. The skies show that his hands created them. Day after day they speak about it. Night after night they make it known. But they don’t speak or use words. No sound is heard from them. Yet their voice goes out into the whole earth. Their words go out from one end of the world to the other. … Continue reading The Bermuda cruise – part 1
Do we trust God… or do we believe we’re the ones with all the answers? Really? Are we seriously confident that we have things figured out that well? Are we that close to world peace, political detente, and domestic nirvana – so close that we don’t need to trust God? So… how exactly has that been working for us? Continue reading So, do we trust God?
how would I select twelve images that collectively capture the flavor of our Holy Lands traveling experience? Continue reading Bible Lands in 12 photos – the short version of a long story
I can’t get enough of the open invitation, but I also can’t even begin to understand how readily and how enthusiastically so many “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces.” Continue reading Jesus is The Way (gate, doorway, path, bridge, passageway, archway, road… open invitation)
The effect is cumulative, a kind of density, the weight of all the stories. Whatever it is, you can feel it, and maybe nowhere more profoundly than Gethsemane Continue reading Gethsemane – leaning on the everlasting arms #HolyWeek