Imagine driving down a country freeway. You look out the window as you pass a rusty, half broken down trailer, being slowly eaten away by the weather. If you are like me, this moment fills with delight as you stare into the beauty of Jesus right there on the side of that road, rusting away. What? … More Jesus Looks Like Old, Rusty Metal Trailers
I believe a lot of things that are wrong, and so do you! The good news is, God uses this for our good. You may have heard it said that it’s impossible for two people to ever read the same book, or that you never read the same book twice, and it’s true. Every person … More Why Wrong Theology Works
How often are we actually present? I mean, really present. We are so consumed with the past, the future, what we just said, how they’ll react, what we are going to say next, if we look good in what we’re wearing, and 1,000 other things that keep us from ever actually feeling the life we … More The Satisfied Life
Somewhere in our minds, we all believe it’s wrong to be broken. We see weakness as a weakness. The only problem is this goes against the very nature of God. See, we were made in God’s image, and Jesus Himself was broken. We are made new in Christ, and what the first Adam lost is bought … More Beautiful Brokenness, Life Giving Weakness
There is a lie that many Christians believe. It goes something like this: Wanting to be happy is a sin. Of course no one comes out and says it, but pay attention– you can feel it in the room. The pastor that makes you feel guilty for enjoying a nice dinner when children are dying … More Happiness is the Point!
Maybe it’s always been like this. Maybe it’s a conspiracy that keeps the rich and powerful religious leaders in their high places. Maybe we are just following what we’re told, the mantras passed on to us from Christians before us. But whatever it is, there is a serious problem. No one asks questions. Worse than that, … More Question Everything
(Heads up! This is one my older posts. It might not reflect where I’m at today, but I feel its worth keeping up for whatever truth it contains, and as a way of showing that we are always in process, and that life is always a journey. Enjoy!) I saw this video, and I … More Finally, an Honest Church
Dispite what many, including myself, expected from the new movie “Real Steel”, I have to say it is quite amazing. I expected to go in and get some corny version of live action Rock’em Sock’em Robots. Instead I got a bit of Rocky meets I-Robot meets inspirational Father-son movie. I could give you a review … More Real Steel Revolution