I’m a firm believer that we are called to reach out, and with love, to embrace the dirty [the lepers], the hard [the shepherds]; those with the sharp-edges of live sticking out all over them [the merchant]; those screaming as they’re pushed to the side, seeking only to be wanted [the tax collector]. It’s unfortunate that may in a safe church don’t see it this way, and yes, it should break all our hearts. If you come across others in… Read more

Let’s start off with a little honesty, with the possible exception of most Pastors, Priests, Church, or Denominational Leaders, long time Church Goers, Theologians, and a few Seminary Professors, most, if not all, people outside our churches could care less about our theology. Most people could care less if we hold an Arminian, or Calvinist, view of theology; they could care less about our method of baptism; they could care less about our ‘denominational distinctions;’ They could care less if… Read more

To quote the great theologians, Cheap Trick, “I want you to want me. I need you to need me. I’d love you to love me.” Read more

What if, you read 1 Corinthians 13 in a very unusual way? What if, it was written to be focused on YOU, and filled with questions – would it make reading it easier, or would it upset those who are more concerned with “tradition” and less about the message? Read more

I figure if you’re sending time thinking about how this idea will not work, or how complex the problem is, you have no desire to help feed the hungry anyway, so what does it matter? Read more

Saying others must accept your views, or they’re being intolerant, is simply a complete misunderstanding of the concept of tolerance. Read more

When we dehumanize others, we place ourselves right smack in the middle of proclaiming our own dehumanization; the qualities we use to dehumanize others, are the same qualities that prove our own dehumanization. Read more

While trying to answer those question, here’s a list of things, I believe, we should give-up for Lent: Read more

This is a quote we all need to live by. Read more

Please read the entire article before commenting – it might be an emotional read, you might be suprised. Read more

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