When Jesus comes to the party


My Labor Day weekend included a snappy trip to Mississippi to celebrate my ¬†Aunt Neda’s 90th birthday. We threw her a big party in the Methodist church fellowship hall. I think the whole town showed up to honor a woman who has lived the bulk of her 90 years right there in the tiny town […]


When we see our sin for what it really is

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After a few weeks of special church events, my pastor returned to his sermon series, “Demolishing Strongholds.” I’m so glad he did. The more I live my life and observe the state of this world (and the church), I’m convinced that this topic is something all churches should address. We’re in trouble. We live in […]