So how should we respond to the segregationists? Let’s ask Jesus…

So, brothers and sisters, followers of The Way, children of the Living God – are we going to be just like everyone else? Or, are we going to follow Jesus when it comes to how we face evil, speak truth to power, and take the light of the Good News into every place we possibly can?  Continue reading So how should we respond to the segregationists? Let’s ask Jesus…

let’s not waste this opportunity to live!

 The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. – John 10:10 I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of. – John 10:10 (The Message) Looking back, my past few posts have been fairly heavy. Important, yes, and always pointing to light, … Continue reading let’s not waste this opportunity to live!

living victory in a messed up world

But when I am afraid,     I will put my trust in you.   I praise God for what he has promised.     I trust in God, so why should I be afraid?     What can mere mortals do to me? – Psalm 56:3-4 “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 … Continue reading living victory in a messed up world

trusting providence, not prosperity

For my thoughts are not your thoughts,     nor are your ways my ways, says the Lord.  For as the heavens are higher than the earth,     so are my ways higher than your ways     and my thoughts than your thoughts. (Isaiah 55:8-9) There was a great story this week in the book I’m reading with my Wednesday evening men’s group (Seizing the Moments, by James Moore). … Continue reading trusting providence, not prosperity

why the Bible is animate and interactive, rather than static and without life

 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” – Matthew 19:23-24 One of the things I love most about … Continue reading why the Bible is animate and interactive, rather than static and without life

what the church is supposed to do now #ElectionAftermath

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river is the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, producing its fruit each month; and the leaves of the tree are for the … Continue reading what the church is supposed to do now #ElectionAftermath