For the words we use can be powerful weapons that wound, kill, and destroy, or instruments of blessing, healing, and life.Read more "When Words Kill"
The truth is that the church ought to be the community in which people can ask the toughest questions and wrestle through the most difficult topics because it has the grace enough to push the edges and love enough to handle the tension.Read more "Benefit of a Doubt…"
Our heads told us that this was the right decision, but nothing told our hearts to prepare for being wrecked.Read more "He Was Always With Us…"
Picture Credit: Nikolay Doychinova/ AFP I am off of all social media until next year, but will auto-update this blog with new podcast episodes when they are available. My latest episode is Let Our Only Response Be. It is a very powerful listen and I hope you check it out. You can listen to it […]Read more "Let Our Only Response Be- NEW PODCAST EPISODE"
My latest episode is Episode 017- In All Things and With Every Breath featuring Cary Umhau (@CaryUmhau), author of Burning Down the Fireproof Hotel: An Invitation to the Beautiful Life and founder of SPACIOUS in Washington DC.Read more "In All Things and With Every Breath featuring Author Cary Umhau of SPACIOUS"
There is an ever-present reality into which we can enter, a realm into which we are continually invited, where love wholly embraces, mends broken-hearts, births a new way of living, gives eyes to see people and the world differently, and changes each one of us in such a profound way that thanksgiving becomes the very essence of our being, and the perpetual outflow of our spirit.Read more "In All Things and With Every Breath…"
It is a very, very bizarre phenomenon. Despite clear and overwhelming evidence that Jesus wants his followers to be peacemakers, to love our enemies, and to not repay evil with evil, the vast majority of Christians in the United States are pro-capital punishment and pro-war.Read more "The Bible Says It. I Believe It. That Settles It (Except for Loving My Enemies)…"