Jesus and DACA

Professing to follow Jesus means we strive to see the world through Jesus’ eyes.  We put on our Jesus Glasses.  The Gospel becomes a corrective lense testing and adjusting our political vision.  Some policies may elledue clear Christian ideals, but Jesus speaks clearly in regards to  “Dreamers” or any policy on DACA (Deferred Action for […]

The Eunuch asked, “What prevents me?”

Even after hearing Jesus’ Great Commission “go into every nation making disciples” (Matthew 28); after seeing Jesus gloriously ascend to heaven and hearing his command “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of […]

Good News in Changing Times

A few years before my grandmother was born Thomas Edison ran the first direct current to 85 homes in New York City powering a total of 400 light bulbs.  She was a teenager when Ford first mass produced the Model T. She graduated the 9th grade, making her well-educated for a child of her era […]

just one degree- Lent as recalibration

Lent begins with Jesus alone in the wilderness being tested by the Tempter.  Temptations rarely beckon us to do something vile, terrible or evil.  It’s unlikely any of you woke up laying plans to commit adultery, desecrate the sanctuary, or become consumed by anger.  Temptations usually just pull us a little off track.  I read […]

Christinaity: believing Jesus can do things or doing the things that Jesus did?

What does it mean to be a Christian? Is it a CROSS in your pocket or around your neck?          Or is it a taking up your cross and following Jesus? Is it your name recorded in a church roll book?          Or the role Christ plays in your life? Is it a decision you made years […]