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  • The Most Dangerous Book of Our Times

    As I watched the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Olympics, I experienced a range of emotions. Awe at the creativity of humanity. Respect for the training and athleticism of the participants. Wistful hope at the sight of the two Koreas marching as one. Sadness at the singing of Imagine by John Lennon. I love his …[ read more ]

  • Release the Doves of War

    It could be that I’m still stoked from the sermon I heard two weeks ago. It was a solid message with dynamic delivery. You know what I mean. Like the moment the pastor opens his mouth, you know you won’t be working on your weekly to-do list until after church. He preached on Jesus cleansing …[ read more ]

  • When Your Ministry and Your Influence are Too Small (or the mystery of the third pie)

    It’s so easy to go wrong – well, for me it is anyway. I’ve been thinking about ambition. Early in life, I understood from God’s Word that I wasn’t to seek after the things of the world. What Jesus said in Matthew 6:33, “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all …[ read more ]

  • The Discomfort of PDA

    Isn’t it uncomfortable to witness PDA? You know, a discreet flash of it is acceptable for most of us, but it doesn’t take long to make us squirm and wonder if the initiator might be better off expressing him or herself in private – you know, during their daily quiet time or perhaps in another …[ read more ]

  • Biology Theology

    January is often the month we renew our commitment to care for our bodies. Joining gyms. Stepping on scales. Shopping for salad. Looking in mirrors. This January, our body focus has been expanded as we’ve been barraged with headlines of assault, abuses of power, and violations of bodies that should never have occurred. I propose …[ read more ]