Grace and Everything.

The story of the prodigal son has always been so fascinating to me. There is just something about the image of a God running like a crazy man that wrecks my legalistic view of law-giving, […]

On Unconditional Love.

To love someone simply for the joy of loving them brings a love so much more complete and full in comparison to loving them in an effort to gain their approval or acceptance. We are […]

In Silence.

Eyes closed. Warm breeze. Soft grass. And out of the silence rings a bell, a conversation is carried across the quad by the changing wind, and the “click, click” of a flywheel as a bike […]


“Tell me what’s happening in New York,” they ask. “What does it look like? Describe it to me.” But, can you? Really? “Loud,” you say. But so is the TV if you turn the volume […]

The Gospel as Comedy.

So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, “After I am worn out and my lord is old, will I now have this pleasure?” (Genesis 18.12 NIV)  Have you ever been in a situation where […]

The Gospel as Tragedy.

Before the Gospel was good news, it was bad news. In the beginning, God created the world and it was good. Then it went bad. There was an uprising in heaven and evil was cast […]

Rivers of Living Water.

The more I get to know Jesus, the more I realize everything he did was strategic and intentional. Everything was on purpose and everything held significance to the people he was talking to. This is […]

The One Sheep.

I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent. (Luke 15.3 TNIV)  This […]

…but I am going there to wake him up.

So, I have stopped and started this post a couple of times… There are so many ways to take it. So many things I want to say. But this is what I know, God asks […]

A Certain Sense of Majesty…

Majesty – supreme greatness or authority; sovereignty. This past weekend I had the opportunity to climb a 14er, which is a mountain that summits at over 14,000 feet. The air is very thin at that […]