I’m not sure how to describe the feelings that go beyond heartbroken and devastated. Honest to God, I don’t. Sometimes words are so agonizingly limiting and so painfully insufficient. And that’s where I am right now. I’m wrecked. I haven’t talked much over the years about my house church, but this is a group of […]Read more "For Abbott"
Our house church lost a beautiful young man, Abbott Forrester Garn, this week. His family has been an intimate part of our lives for the last decade. I offered these words at the funeral in the midst of the tragedy.Read more "The Light of Christ is Breaking In"
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…"
There has always been an overwhelming temptation for people of faith to fixate on and obsess over how we worship God, rather than focusing on how our worship ought to change us.Read more "A Revolution in Worship…"
And if it is our blood that must be poured out, turning the seas to crimson, for the world to know the life-giving, cross-like love of Christ, then let the waves wash over this land in forgiveness for what you have done. For even in the face of death, our own blood will cry out and give testimony.Read more "A Message to ISIS…"
I know who I am. I know what I signed up for.Read more "I Don’t Need Your Legislation (A Good Friday Litany)"
By now most of you are familiar with the name Brittany Maynard. If you are not familiar with her, Brittany is the 29-year-old young lady diagnosed with terminal brain cancer who has decided to ingest lethal medication to end her life before she begins to suffer the pain and consequences of her brain tumor.Read more "Brittany Maynard and How the Church Must Change…"