For if the Resurrection was God’s final and decisive victory over sin and death, then the Advent of Christ was the day the war began.Read more "Does Christmas Mean Anything Anymore?"
I know who I am. I know what I signed up for. I know whose life I have chosen to pattern my life after. I know that patterning my life after Jesus comes with a cost.Read more "I Don’t Need Your Legislation (A Good Friday Litany)…"
I know who I am. I know what I signed up for.Read more "I Don’t Need Your Legislation (A Good Friday Litany)"
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…"
When people beat you and spit upon you and want to crucify you, lovingly forgive them and be willing to go to your death demonstrating the love of God.Read more "a kingdom manifesto…"
In AND THEN THE END WILL COME! author and teacher Brandon Andress goes directly to the words of Jesus to pose an entirely different question – Who are we becoming right now and who will we be if and when the world begins to come apart at the hinges?Read more "FREE ITUNES DOWNLOAD of AND THEN THE END WILL COME!"
Is God just out there and distant and removed from our pain? Does God even know what this life is like and how hard it is? Does God know how unjust this world can be toward people? Does God know how people close their doors in your face when you are in desperate need? Does God know what it is like to be pushed to the edges of society without a place to lay your head? Does God know what it is like to ache and be in so much pain?Read more "Christ is Christmas (so there’s that)…"