"Oh, I'm not that kind of Christian." I have uttered those words more times than I can count. As a child, playing with neighbors, in the halls of middle and high school, in social gatherings in college, in offices I've worked in, and now, as an ordained minister, seemingly to most every person I meet.… Continue reading No More Apologies (or Labels)
Jesus said to everyone, “All who want to come after me must say no to themselves, take up their cross daily, and follow me. 24 All who want to save their lives will lose them. But all who lose their lives because of me will save them. Luke 9:23-24 I read church signs. I think… Continue reading Membership Has No Privilege
It was a Friday afternoon and I was leaving Camp Christian to run a quick errand to the Flash Foods in Gordon, Ga. I was going to the Flash Foods because I figured it would be much quicker to go there than the Piggly Wiggly across the street. I pulled into the parking lot expecting… Continue reading Why Are You in Line?
Star Wars is back! One could argue that it never really went away. I didn't see the original movie until I was in high school and have never been what I would call obsessed with the Star Wars series. It wasn't until recently, with the hype of the new movie and with the prodding of… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and the Force