We Live Modestly

One year ago I wrote a piece called Why We Moved Downtown. It raised a few eyebrows because we’d been living for over 13 years quite comfortably on a nice hobby farm just 7 minutes from my workplace. It’s now been just over a year now, and I…

THE Best Reason to go to Church Regularly

Me, my daughter Tiana, and her daughter Ember. By FAR, the best reason to go to church as often as you are able, is your kids. And by going to church I mean attending church on Sundays, and actually engaging while you're there. I know there are other good reasons…

The Bible in One Sentence

Do for others what you would like them to do for you. ~ Matthew 7:12 Crazy. And then Jesus says that everything in the Law and Prophets (the Hebrew Bible, or Torah) is summed up with that statement. Everything. It's an absolutely astounding assertion. We've come to know it as…

The Dismantling of Genesis One

Your Bible has a beginning, the first chapter from which the whole Story builds, or potentially unravels. I’m of the opinion that it should be taken VERY seriously as a foundation not only for the Bible, but for our lives. I’m also of the opinion that efforts to…

Pokemon Go

Me at Evangel writing this blog. You can see the action right around us, with many Pokestops and Pokegymns, and always people milling around those locations. There are really two reasons why I'm excited above Pokemon Go, and usually have the app turned on when I’m walking around town…

Imminent?

They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. ~ Acts 2:45 I woke up this morning with this thought: The early Christians were SO convinced that Jesus was returning soon, the same way he left in Act 1, that they liquidated their assets (like land). The…