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A Book Worth Reading
I Knew Jesus before He Was a Christian . . . and I Liked Him Better Then is an attempt to make an appropriate and helpful distinction between the gospel and religion, between Jesus and the institution in human history that has driven so many away from him. Yet it is a “pro-church” book that calls God’s people to do a better job of representing Jesus to the world by finding its true identity in him.
This Week's Fax of Life
To be so drawn into oneself that “Good morning!” startles and unnerves seems excessive.[more]
This Week's Sermon
LOVING THE PERSON WHO ISN'T "ONE OF US"
The best way for the church to get clear about our mission in the world is to study the life of Jesus.[more]
HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
As human beings reach to be what God created us to be, we think in terms of making a difference.[more]
CHEAPENING THE IDEAL OF 'FREE SPEECH'
From a noble beginning, we have evolved a shallow concept of free speech that is invoked for the most worthless of causes.[more]
NOBODY IS 'TOO FAR GONE'
The purposes of God in this world are accomplished through people with clay in their feet.[more]
CALM AMIDST CHAOS
There’s precious little time for stillness when production deadlines are close.[more]