Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:25-26 A couple of days ago I posted a few thoughts in response to the death of my … Continue Reading when death helps explain life
Elements of this story have been kicking around for years; not only is it one of my favorites, but it gets updated every Advent. This year’s twist may be one of the best. The story started somewhere around 2005, when my friend Tim brought home an endearingly freakish Christmas tree … Continue Reading “Jesus came for all the ornaments…”
the more years I spend on this planet, the more likely I am to err on the side of grace rather than judgment. We all walk a tightrope of indecision sometimes, and if I am going to make a mistake – which is likely – then I would rather err on the side of grace.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace … Continue Reading why it’s okay to have The Rockettes dance in your Nativity…
Does light, then, create color? Or does light simply reveal it… release it… maybe give color its voice?
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. … Continue Reading “Take heart! I have overcome the world!” #9-11