Keep It Simple

The Basics: DO NOT allow some argument about things we all find hard to decide distract you. Keep it simple...

Kingdom Living

His Kingdom first. People all over the world have a very familiar and similar reality. Each of us rise each...

His Bride

Every week I pray the same thing for my wife and I. I pray that our marriage would be a...

Celebrate

It was on the road to Emmaus when a stranger approached us as we contemplated and discussed the events over...

Peace

What is our view of peace? We all search for peace in our, but there are daily struggles that disrupt...

Snowflakes

Recently God worked in a particularly beautiful and not so subtle way in my life; He has worked through the...

Remembering a Martyr

Imagine for a moment that you live in a place where the rule of law is explicitly intertwined with religion,...

God and Suffering

For more on this topic, please listen to our series of sermons on Comfort. Dictionary.com defines suffering as follows, “[to] experience or...

The Trap of Friendliness

Yesterday afternoon as I was walking in the Pearl District when I was approached by a man from Green Peace. I could tell...

His Proclamation

Ephesians 3:10-11, "10 His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to...

His Household

Ephesians 2:19-22, "Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of...

Mud and Sin

In reading a Bible study, I had a vision come to mind regarding sin. As a child, we often found...

His Body

Ephesians 1::22-23, "And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the...

Faith and Deeds

One of the areas of confusion for me, when it comes to the Bible, is the comparison of Paul's and James'...

I Know Too Much

Recently my wife and I were out on a date and decided to visit a church service. As I think...

I’m Back

Last year I made an effort to blog once a week, which for me was a lofty goal. This year I...

Without Love

Geshundheit! We hear that word often during the cold and flu season. What would you think of a medical facility...

Keep Watch

I am convinced God is a sports fan. I am sure some will think I am biased in my assessment...

Encounter God

I have often recounted the philosophical warning, “Be careful what you ask for because you might get it.” That admonition...

Present Jesus

Katie Couric recently focused her television talk show on religion today in the United States. I don’t know if Katie...

Presents vs. Presence

The Gospel according to Charlie Brown is not quite as eloquent as Pastor Chad but Charlie Brown’s Christmas does get...

Rahab: Faith in Action

Yesterday was the first game of this year’s Major League Baseball World Series. One thing we know for sure already,...

Vacation and Church

On Saturday, my wife and I returned from a week in Atlanta. I'm not one to spiritualize everything, but as...