He Also Came For You
16 December 2014
I literally just finished looking at 23 scary, retro pictures of Santa Claus. I’m serious. You can’t unsee this. Thankfully, I followed it up with something more inspirational. A bald Cinderella. What the multiple disturbing versions of Santa got wrong, this innovative princess got right. Cinderella, a.k.a. Chelsea Knutson, served a 5-year-old..
The Impact of the Peanut Gallery
09 December 2014
The cheap seats. If you’ve ever bought tickets for a live performance or sporting event, you know the value of a dollar. There are often less-expensive seats in the theater or stadium furthest away from the stage. Often these will take you up into the..
3 Eternity-Shaking Words About Serving
25 November 2014
Hundreds and hundreds of cups of hot chocolate. This is what people from my church passed out this past weekend in our city square. The prep began in my house as various individuals (who are anywhere from deeply connected members to new attendees) came out to invest into our..
Give Up On Social Justice
18 November 2014
This is not a political post. It is a grammatical one. What if using the phrase “social justice” is the same thing as saying “I go to church?” Should we call it “spiritual justice?” Think about it. Does a Christian merely meet tangible needs within the social scope of this..
Why Do You Think You’re Here?
11 November 2014
The conversation caught me off guard. “Hey, Tony…” (slurp) I watched as a co-worker I hadn’t yet connected with bent down to get a drink of water from the fountain. “Yeah?” I replied. “I want to ask you something…” (slurp) He took another drink, but..