The weight of Holy week bears down on Jesus- feet washing, bread breaking, Peter boasting, Gethsemane praying, disciples sleeping, Judas betraying, Peter denying, everyone scattering, mothers weeping, preachers lying, bishops whispering, governors conspiring, crowds mocking, thorns piercing, soldiers crucifying, sky darkening, sunshine hiding, earth quaking, love bleeding, hope dying.  “Now my soul is troubled, what […]

more than belief

“For God so loved the world!” What a beautiful image. Imagine, the Creator delighting in us,  like a mother holding her new child. God loves us- sinners, prodigals, and misfits.     “For God so loved the world that God gave..”   What does Love do? Love gives. The Creator gives love, life, breath, thought, sunsets, […]

The Time is Now.

Jesus came to Nashville announcing God’s Good News: “The time is now! God’s kingdom is coming. Change your hearts and lives, and trust the Good News!”   Is our world in need of Good News? Now is the time for faith, hope, and love. Now is the time to temper our speech, soften our hearts […]