A Long Way Off

Oh, the prodigal son. This one always hits so close to home. I have spent years as each of the sons. For most of my life, I identified with the older brother; angry and indignant Keep Reading

One Body

We believe. . . in the Holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins. . . The holy catholic church; the church universal; all the believers that ever lived in all of Keep Reading

Come, Lord Jesus

Judgement is one of those terms that instantly creates largely diverse connotations. Even in myself, I vacillate between desperately wishing for it and frantically doing all I can to hide from it. I tend to Keep Reading

Newness of Life

He descended to the dead. On the third day he rose again from the dead. What does it mean that Christ “died for our sins?” He lived a sinless life; blameless, without spot or blemish. Keep Reading

Through the Darkness

Suffered under Pontius Pilot. Was crucified. Died. And was buried. I’ve given a lot of thought to the events leading up to the crucifixion of Christ because of its centrality to the Christian faith, but Keep Reading

When God becomes flesh

The virgin birth of a Savior; as this week’s message put it, wildly supernatural. And from a sensible, scientific, logical standpoint it’s downright ludicrous. The Hypostatic Union is just a fancy, religious term for something Keep Reading

The Christ

Half of me feels afraid that what I write this week will come off as trite and redundant; something we have all heard before. Jesus is the Christ; Son of the living God. God. Man. Savior. Human. Perfect. Divine. Keep Reading

We Believe

I believe in God. I believe, put the weight of my being and understanding behind this. I hold to more than knowledge. I let this intention of belief transform and propel me to action. I Keep Reading