“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 […]

Second in Line.

One of my small group leaders is a fireman here in Colorado. We were hiking the Incline the other day and had a very interesting conversation. I was asking him about his job and how […]

Preparation Meets Opportunity.

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to race a half-ironman in Augusta, Ga. I loved every minute of it. Yes, it was the hardest thing I have ever done. And yes, when […]

Grace is Enough.

In a culture where love wins, we ignore the power and concept of grace. What if grace is something more? Something beyond what we can know and see? I don’t think we will ever understand […]