The Good News of Jesus Being “Wrong”

I’d never realized before how Jesus was wrong, a friend shared with us during a home group meeting the other day.  We were watching a historian and author talk about how Jesus’ big message was announcing the inauguration of a new kingdom … yet where exactly is this realm of goodness? While I 100% agree the … Continue reading The Good News of Jesus Being “Wrong”

Mother Jesus: A Call for Healing Over Hurting

I’m retired from the Air Force and have a M.A. in Ancient History.  I share this because I used to think violence, power, conquest, etc. in the name of freedom and liberty was a good thing.  I believed the usual forms of strength and ferocity would solve the problem of evil in the world.  YET, … Continue reading Mother Jesus: A Call for Healing Over Hurting

Love PEOPLE, APPRECIATE Your Country: Thoughts on Charlottesville, Racial Tensions, and NFL Players Sitting During the National Anthem

Charlottesville.  Wow!  A friend noted how the recent white nationalist march and violence in Virginia bore eery similarities to Nazi Germany.  Talk about scary, right?  What do we do with that?  Did our leadership respond well?  More importantly, how can you and I respond well to the racial tensions in our country and lives? This brings me … Continue reading Love PEOPLE, APPRECIATE Your Country: Thoughts on Charlottesville, Racial Tensions, and NFL Players Sitting During the National Anthem