May 4th and a Different Path

I am not nearly old enough to remember May 4, 1970; however, yesterday someone shared Ohio by Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young and I started to think about the events of that day. As I did another scene entered my mind, video of protests in Columbus, Ohio last year where armed police officers took a... Continue Reading →

Do We have Hope?

One of the saddest realities I see in the modern world is the amount of cynicism in the Church. I recognize I am not immune to skepticism about various institutions, but it seems like Christians have lost the ability to place faith in any area of life: government, society, businesses, or even churches (especially denominations).... Continue Reading →

Seeing in Color: part 2

I continue to be disappointed by comments I read and hear which compare Dr. Seuss and other elements of pop culture. Particularly, I have been turned off because of the comparison between Dr. Seuss and "rap music." Growing up in the Church I frequently heard the refrain that "rap music" was in some way wrong.... Continue Reading →

And the Truth will set you free.

I can remember from a very early age hearing the phrase "All truth is God's truth". This phrase has had a marked influence on my life. If all truth has its source in God, then it stands to reason that I should not be afraid of listening to anyone who claims to report "truth" in... Continue Reading →

Can’t We Just Talk?

Yesterday i had a woman tell me that I should avoid talking to her because w disagree on most major issues in politics and religion. I had simply asked her what she meant in a statement. The reality is we are far closer on most issues than she understands, but she highlighted so much that... Continue Reading →

Christmas: culture in conflict

Sunday evening, I happened to catch something on TV that struck me, I was not paying attention to the show and have little context for what I saw. A man was talking about how much he loved Christmas, and began to list the reasons why. Nowhere, however, did he list Jesus. Then, Monday I opened... Continue Reading →

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