Why Do we Weight Ourselves to Death?

We too often carry the weight of wounds inflicted too early in life to know how to properly cope with them. When we were wounded, something changed in us. We can’t always describe it, or even explain how we were affected. But it is there. As a pastor I have heard some of these stories […]

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Do We Look More American than Christian? Part 1

Part 1: How we’ve become more like Jonah than Jesus. Christian, say these words with me, directed to yourself: Repent, and believe the Gospel. These are a part of the historic words of the Ash Wednesday liturgy. And yet most people don’t hear them anymore (since most of our churches have jettisoned the traditions for […]

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Lent 2018 | Day #24: Character

Your character is the result of a process. It is not something that happens overnight. It takes time and careful consideration.

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Lent 2018 | Day #12: Transformation

It can be rather startling to think that we all are in need of transformation. The problem for many of us is that we do not see and understand the invasive nature of sin.

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