Do Children Need the Cross?

Posted in Christian Living, Thinking Theologically on March 5th, 2013 by (887 views)
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Back when Mel Gibson’s Passion of the Christ was released I knew many Christians who despite the very graphic violence went to see the film.  What was surprising to many people was that many Christian parents took their children to see the film as well.  The parents who did so expressed a desire to expose […]

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Saint Oscar the Grouch?

Posted in Church Life on August 13th, 2010 by (1,234 views)
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Like the residents of Sesame Street we allow a grouchy person to exist among us as a part of lives and part of our community, but we do not allow that person or people to take over the community.

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Dear Bethany Chapel

Posted in Christian Living on April 5th, 2010 by (1,023 views)
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On Easter Sunday, I shared with you all a letter I wrote to a church I attended my senior of college up in the suburbs of Chicago. God used Bethany Chapel during a season of serious doubt in my faith to bring me back to him. I thought I’d post that letter here now that […]

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