Wordless Signs

Wordless Signs

As you approach an intersection while driving, you notice a strange thing. The familiar red, hexagonal sign is there.  The funny thing is there are no words on it.  It’s a bit odd, but you know exactly what it is saying: “Stop.”  You may not...
Missional Living

Missional Living

Not long ago someone said they wanted to meet with me for a “purpose driven cup of coffee.” Who would deny such a request. Although a cup of coffee has its own pleasures and merits, when you add a purpose to it, the idea becomes compelling. Of course I had no idea...
You Are Wonderfully Made

You Are Wonderfully Made

“You’re not good enough!” “You can’t do this!” “You are worthless!” — words that may run through your head when you put your head on the pillow at night. It’s when no one else is talking to you; you are alone with your thoughts in the dark of the night. And it...
What’s The Affect of the Advent on You?

What’s The Affect of the Advent on You?

During the end of the year we have such a joy of focusing on Advent.  Advent means, “the appearance” or “the coming.”  In more contemporary terms, it just means “showing up!”  Usually it has to do with a significant moment or experience – and of course...
So You Really Want to Know Christ?

So You Really Want to Know Christ?

I want to know Christ! Really? Are you sure? Do you realize what you are saying? At first blush that may simply mean knowing about Christ and the “Christ event.” Who he was, what he did, his impact on history. Probing more deeply, however, it means following Christ....