"I have never seen much point in getting heavy with stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to... Continue Reading →
Whom do you love?
For if you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Don’t even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing out of the ordinary? Don’t even the Gentiles do the same? (Matthew 5:46-47, HCSB) I'm hurt, and if I’m honest, I’m angry. Sad... Continue Reading →
The Radical Questions of Christ
So Jesus had a knack for asking questions that threw people a little off-balance. Questions that provoke anger, exposing his enemies, questions that stick in a person's head and poke, like irritants introduced to an oyster. Eventually, over time, maybe that irritant will produce a pearl. As many smart people have observed, Jesus asked way... Continue Reading →
I don’t know the answers…
Lately I've been wondering: How does God speak? How does God speak to you? Does He speak the same way to everyone? Did He speak the same way to everyone in days of old? Is Scripture the only way God speaks? How can God speak through Scripture when it’s not in front of us? If we... Continue Reading →