Repenting of Christianity

We’re going to need some folks to help us replace our tired myths with a clearer Truth — a Truth proclaimed in the person of Jesus.

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Preachers, politicians part ways at the border

Politicians are running on fear; most people, when they’re sane and centered, are running on faith.

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The power of witness

It’s time for the burden of proof to be shifted to the opponents of same-sex marriage.

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Who really created the border crisis?

There’s plenty of blame to go around.

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The taller I become …

Everywhere racial barriers are being built higher. But in our neighborhood, we are raising up giants.

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Wars and rumors of … religion

With war comes bad religion, masquerading as authentic faith.

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When government spies on religion

Congregants are afraid to participate in religious activities because of informants — in America.

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Comic-Con International day four: Conversations

God is at work in the popular culture.

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A case for hopefulness

Look for the sacred trajectory. It’s there.

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Comic-Con International day three: ‘Be excellent to each other’

Unexpectedly, a sense of koinonia.

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A proper starting place

The initial question in the debate over homosexuality must be, is it sin?

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Martyrdom is for real martyrs

There is nearly always someone who has it worse than we do.

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The changing shape of denominational tribes

In a word, it’s skinnier.

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We are not alone

There’s significant power in having the courage to name the pain we carry.

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Comic-Con International day two: ‘God is disappointed in you’

A book aimed at popular culture opens the door to dialogue.

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Church shouldn’t be entitled to Sunday

Entitlement becomes a crutch which hinders us from giving God and our community our best.

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A Gospel story, a preacher and two governors

Sometimes doing the right thing is doing the compassionate thing, even when you know you don’t have what it takes.

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I don’t think you know what that means

Church is not about the music, speaking, building, programming or overall functioning of the organization.

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Comic-Con International day one: The day of greed

“Exclusives” draw fans to the kickoff of the nation’s largest convention dedicated to comics and other popular art forms.

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Does your congregation need a ‘church search committee’?

Identifying where a church wants to go is essential before it calls a pastor.

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