The Good News of the Kingdom of God is not one of the many things. It is the thing.Read more "Parable of the New Car and Salvage Yard"
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)…"
The truth is that we can very easily miss the fact that “life to the fullest” has been here all along… right in front of us… in everything we do… in every moment.Read more "Living “The Best Day Ever”…"
My prayer is that these writings begin to help everyone involved with, and affected by, the pornography problem.Read more "The Pornography Problem"
If death is the end toward which all life is moving… then why does anything in our lives matter at all? Why ascribe any purpose to it whatsoever? It is all death in the end anyway.Read more "If Death is Not the End…"
Sometimes we need the desert to find our hearts and souls… and to remember who we are and what our purpose is. And no matter the endless circles and varied pathways we take in this desert life, the point at which they all converge is at the cross. For it is when we come to the cross that we choose to no longer go our own way.Read more "The World Would Be a Better Place If We All Died…"
As my daughter and I, and 50 other servants, exited the newly constructed 400 square foot house built for a beautiful family of seven in the barrios of Puerto Penasco, Mexico, I humbly said: In every way I have talked and written about how misaligned the Church is… what you just experienced is the very […]Read more "pimps and mission trips…"