We can’t keep arguing over theology or politics. How do we get back to the simple gospel? What does that even look like? … More On Finding A Simple Gospel
Cassie The cold metal of the gun pressed against the side of her head as she heard the shooter say “Do you believe in God?” “Please don’t shoot me, I don’t know I just- oh shit please no I-” CLACK **** These words screamed into my consciousness and split me open inside like an ax splitting … More Would You Die For What You Believe? (Let’s Hope Not…)
Do the people in your life know that you love them? If they don’t know, then you don’t love them. … More If They Don’t Know You Love Them, You Don’t
The Starving, Dying, Western Church This generation has had it with the Sunday box church model. You know what I mean, the get up and go to a big box with a few hundred people in it, get ignored by everyone except the greeters, sing some songs, hear a message then leave model (bonus points … More Modern Church: The End Is Near
Church as we know it is dying, and fast. About 200 churches a week are closing their doors, which comes out to around 11,000 a year. The church that millenials grew up in was on shaky ground then, and will probably be mostly gone before the next generation. For most church leaders, who make their … More Should Your Church Die?
In light of the extreme suffering from Hurricane Harvey, claims that the hurricane was somehow God’s punishment for Homosexuality, white supremacists marching, and millions of Christians frantically trying to say “that’s not what we believe!” a conservative group calling themselves a “coalition for biblical sexuality” has released The Nashville Statement. There couldn’t have been a … More The Nashville Statement, CPR, and You
Freedom is not being double minded in your thoughts or your actions. Its doing what you want to do and choosing it wholeheartedly. True, we have the right to do things halfheartedly, but that’s not freedom. Lately I’ve been hanging out with a lot of heathens, atheists, and sinners…at least that’s what half my Christian … More Truth, Freedom and Love
Yesterday I had a conversation with a demonized man. He was a homeless man in downtown San Francisco, and his name was Chucky. I liked Chucky. Chucky had a large beard with bits of food stuck inside it like flies trapped in a cobweb. He had weathered skin, a raspy voice, and large safety pins … More Hope Rising