Some Questions I’m Asking

After the shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota, and Dallas this last week and the attack at the Istanbul airport the week before, my soul will not rest, my heart is moving toward despair, and my body actually hurts with the loss of life. I don’t have words, but I have a bunch of questions that I’veContinue reading “Some Questions I’m Asking”

Does the God You Follow Look Suspiciously Like Santa?

Have you ever thought about all the images of God you carry around in your head and heart without even realizing it? From time to time, I reflect on whether any false or lesser images of God have crept into my psyche. During one of these reflections a while back, I discovered that my imageContinue reading “Does the God You Follow Look Suspiciously Like Santa?”

Practicing Bravery

I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until theContinue reading “Practicing Bravery”

The Lord’s Prayer, A Blessing

May you join with our Lord Jesus in calling on our Father. May you feel our Father’s presence in your lungs – in your inhale and in your exhale. May you have eyes that see the presence of the kingdom now and celebrate; may you have eyes that notice the kingdom’s absence and then bringContinue reading “The Lord’s Prayer, A Blessing”