When Helping is Messy

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I’ve been praying about an email I received early this week. The digital missive was a cry for help. Behind the simple question the writer asked were a series of complex issues, like layers on an onion. It sat in my inbox unanswered for a few days. “I’m busy,” I thought. “I’ll reply later…” Two [Read More...]

When Evangelism is Offensive

When Evangelism is Offensive

I’m still mulling over a treadmill “conference” I had with a dear friend this morning at the gym. This particular person is very religious, but not Christian. My friend shared the recent experience of being invited to a “dedication” (Baptism type ceremony) for a friend’s newborn child. The ceremony¬†occurred¬†within the context of the regular Sunday [Read More...]


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