Category: What’s the Church to Do?

What Are We Gonna Do About Those Stinking Millennials?

What Are We Gonna Do About Those Stinking Millennials?

Imagine a group gathered for fellowship, comprised of: 9 Millennials, 5 baby boomers, and 2 toddlers! How affective do you think their time would be? Is it possible to gather this generationally diverse group together and actually have genuine, transparent sharing and fellowship? I’m here to […]

19 Ways We are Called to Care for One Another

19 Ways We are Called to Care for One Another

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35 Community, according to Webster’s online dictionary, is the following: “A group of people living in a particular local area. A body of people having common rights, […]

I Love Jesus And I Cuss A Little?

I Love Jesus And I Cuss A Little?

You’ve probably seen the T-shirt or the meme that says “I Love Jesus And I Cuss A Little!”  It’s meant to be cute or funny–but is it really funny when you hold it up to the measuring stick of God’s Word? We live in a […]

Made In Mexico

Made In Mexico

You never really know what people are going through unless you take the time to probe. To listen and befriend.  Behind the carefully ironed outfits, the smiles that say, “I’m fine, thank you!”.  Behind the snapshots of a family celebration on Instagram or Facebook.  I think […]

Self-Supremacist or Christ-Supremacist?

Self-Supremacist or Christ-Supremacist?

Whose fault is it – The President, politician, reporter, social media, our culture, white people, African Americans?  Would things be different if we had a different president?  I’m appalled.  You’re appalled.  We vent on Facebook about how sad it is and how ignorant people are. […]

What Can I Do About Racism?

What Can I Do About Racism?

“You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself…” Leviticus 19:34  It was one of those hot, humid days when the weather man says, “A high of 89 degrees, but it feels like 99!” […]

Give Your Life Away – Because He First Loved Us

Give Your Life Away – Because He First Loved Us

On the wall in my little kitchen hangs a simple black sign with white letters. I saw it one day on a website and knew I had to order it! The day it arrived I excitedly tore open the box, pulled out the sign, hammered […]

What Do Urban Christianity And Conservative Christianity Have In Common?

What Do Urban Christianity And Conservative Christianity Have In Common?

They walk into the brand new “state of the art” gymnasium. Urban Christianity meets Conservative  Christianity.  I sit in the bleachers and observe and listen. I hear some comments. (“Here comes that team from D.C. They are so weird!”) I see the looks. “Hmmmmm…” I […]