I want to lobby for a new day in the way we think of ourselves and engage the world around us. I am tired, impatient, angry, even embarrassed by a consistent trend in the Christian community. There are times when I hear the diatribes of those who claim the name of Christ and I feel ashamed to be affiliated with their hostility toward people we are commanded to love. When did following Jesus become focused on fighting against a very selective group of social ills?…Continue Reading “Are we For or Against?”Continue Reading "Are we For or Against?"
At the end of the day we thought our Christian life would be more than this—-somehow larger, more significant, more vivid, more glorious. But driving to church on Sunday often feels a bit like the movie, Ground Hog Day,Continue Reading "Book of the Year"
In this world of complexity, we need to re-discover the essence of what it means to be the church. I’d like to offer a suggestion-a new attempt at definition, if you will.Continue Reading "A Simpler View of the Church"
Much of the time, the church is like people inside a one-room building who are busy rearranging the furniture but ignoring the real question.Continue Reading "Redecorating a One Room House"