Are You Sure?

This past weekend I attended my 40 year high school class reunion, joined by 3 dozen former classmates.  We had a great time hanging out, reminiscing and catching up.  But there was one brief element that was difficult.  I was given the dreadful honor of leading a brief memorial for classmates who have passed away.  … Continue reading Are You Sure?

My Christian Paradigm Shift

What if the basic premise of life as a Christian that we were taught all of our life is wrong?  Like many people, I grew up in church half-listening to what was being preached.  After I gave my life to Christ as an adult I started paying more attention to the sermons and even studied … Continue reading My Christian Paradigm Shift

The Journey – Intentional Christianity

A young man named Andre went to church one Sunday and sat in the last row.  Things hadn’t been going well for him since his grandmother passed away a few weeks earlier.  After the choir sang a song, the preacher started talking, and Andre listened.  Before long something strange began to happen.  It seemed like … Continue reading The Journey – Intentional Christianity

Who Turned Out the Light?

There is an interesting dynamic playing out in the media and social media in our country right now.  Government leaders are proposing to slash financial support for all kinds of programs that everyday citizens have come to rely on.  News reports say that they plan to drastically decrease funding for things like feeding the elderly, … Continue reading Who Turned Out the Light?