People of Worth

So God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. – Genesis 1:27

It started when I saw a colleague’s post on social media in which he espoused a view I found ignorant. “What an idiot!” I found myself thinking. “That kind of thinking is what’s wrong with our country!”

Then (more…)

Imitating Jesus’ Silence

When He was reviled, He did not revile in return; when He suffered, He did not threaten, but continued entrusting Himself to Him who judges justly. – 1 Peter 2:23

If you’ve been alive long enough to know how to read, you’ve suffered crushing criticism. Perhaps you’ve responded in kind, and likely you’ve responded in your own defense, particularly if the attack (more…)

It’s Okay Not to be Okay

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. – Ephesians 6:2

Most of us put a bit of time into getting ready for church – primping, dressing, making sure we look like our brood is the poster family for Christianity. We put our church faces on and we smile. As people pass us and politely ask how we are, (more…)

So What Do We Do Now?

My fellow Christ-followers, let’s have a family chat.

Our nation has been so caught up in double whammy from the Supreme Court that the news of terror attacks on three continents has gone almost without mention. Perhaps we can only absorb so much bad news at a time. Maybe we’ve even exceeded our saturation point.

So if I’m to address what Christians are (more…)

Do the Hard Things

The King will answer and say to them, “Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.” – Matthew 25:40

True Christianity looks much different from the sanitized pop-culture religion we have fabricated. It is hands-on and messy, unpredictable, colorless and borderless. It (more…)