May 20, 2019
A Dream of Change and a Call to Walk into It.
I have been thinking all week about dreams. Not the kind of dreams where you wake up shaking in the middle of the night cold with sweat and terror. In fact, not the kind of dreams that are had while you are asleep. But dreams that happen in the daytime.
March 25, 2019
Jesus Makes Me Nervous
It’s perfectly understandable isn’t it? To try and get a grip on some catastrophe, some disastrous occurrence -- a school bus and a semi collide, a tornado flattens a church during the mid-week revival, your sister’s only child is busted for marijuana possession -- s...
March 18, 2019
Chickens and Foxes
More and more I’m convinced that we miss something vital to our faith when we insist on approaching God, solo, one by one. Our individual relationships with God are important, we devote the season of Lent to strengthening this relationship, but they do not make us th...
Jan. 29, 2019
Justice and Only Justice
‘Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue, so that you may live and occupy the land the Lord your God is giving you.’
Dec. 10, 2018
Prepare Him Room
He’s one heck of a crossing guard this John, son of Zechariah. We’re probably more accustomed to reading John the Baptist on his name tag. But Luke takes care to remind us that this is the grown-up son of the astonished Zechariah and Elizabeth.