Have you ever been reading those Bible verses about the rich and the first image that comes to mind is that million dollar home along the coast? Or when you read in Matthew 19 that it is "easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to … Continue reading Is There Poverty in Riches?
To my evangelical brothers and sisters, when did we start demonizing the immigrants and refugees? When did we stop seeing them as people and deem their lament over separated families and violent homelands insignificant? When did our allegiance to our political parties outweigh our allegiance to Jesus? When did we become the hypocrites who praise … Continue reading Are We Banning Jesus?
“Like a boil that can never be cured as long as it is covered up but must be opened with all its pus-flowing ugliness to the medicines of air and light, injustice must likewise be exposed, with all of the tension its exposing creates, to the light of human conscience and the air of natural … Continue reading Stepping Across the Line
Here is just a small tribute to some incredible people who have had a big impact on my life. 21 lessons and some photos of those who taught them to me. Thank you to all these and even more who aren't pictured. 1. There are people in our lives who have more faith in us … Continue reading 21 Lessons in 21 Years
I am soon moving for the fifth time in the past year, and as I sift through my belongings I have been pondering how those who travel much have both a gift and a curse: we tend to find home wherever we go, but we also never fully feel at home in just one place. … Continue reading Living What I Learned In Kindergarten
Silence... God, where do you want to use me? Silence... God, what are you trying to teach me? Silence...God, I am a little discouraged and could use some hope right now? Silence... God, are you even there? Silence. Silence. Silence. In the height of feeling God's total and complete absence I was again thrust into church leadership, the only question … Continue reading Hey God? Are you there?