Does God Give Us More Than We Can Handle? No. Sometimes life does, and when it does, people need to be God’s hands and feet and we need to help … Continue reading Does God Give Us More Than We Can Handle?
Each one of us lives within our time frame. It seems strange to judge someone from another time period by the standards of today. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is experiencing … Continue reading Past Sins, Current Events, & Ralph Northam
Who wrote the Bible? I was reading Wolfhart Pannenberg’s Systematic Theologyas part of my New Year’s resolution. He referenced Quenstedt which sent me down a rabbit hole. Johannes Andreas Quenstedt was a … Continue reading Who wrote the Bible?
How can we find God’s grace while waiting? I have considered this question before here. Today, I have one of those experiences that are both a blessing and bane at … Continue reading Finding God’s Grace While Waiting
How do we experience time? Each day passes. Many of us go through our routines but never think about the mystery of time. Consider St. Augustine’s explanation of time. How … Continue reading How do we experience time?
How can we pause and follow God each day? What does following God each day look like? Intentionality Following God is a decision. We decide to make Christ the king … Continue reading Following God Each Day
My friend Gregory asked me to share the homily at evening prayers. My friend is a Catholic priest, and I am Baptist minister. Historically, our traditions have not been close. … Continue reading What Can We Do to Build Unity?
Today, a Federal holiday called Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019, marks day 31 of a government shutdown. What is going on? Leaders painted themselves into corners and moved further … Continue reading We Need MLK’s Unifying Voice Today More Than Ever
“For God so loved the world…” begins one of the most famous verses in scripture (John 3.16). This message is profound and consistent throughout the Bible. In Colossians 1.20, God … Continue reading God’s Love for Humanity & Gillette’s New Ad
Finding clarity can be difficult with so much noise around us. The digital platforms of our lives are full of clutter. On this day 28 of the shutdown, what God … Continue reading God & the Government Shutdown
Risk-taking mission and service ministries bring nothing to the church. Humanitarian projects after a national disaster will not bring new people into the church. Feeding people who live with food … Continue reading Developing Risk-Taking Mission & Service Ministries
Edwards Deming was an electrical engineer who became a pioneer in systems management. He developed sampling techniques still used by the U.S. Department of the Census and the Bureau of … Continue reading What is our church designed to produce?