More than two-dozen people died Sunday during worship at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man killed them. Hundreds weep. Millions wonder why. As a follower of Jesus and a pastor, I am feeling a deep mix of emotions and thoughts related to this shooting. What a senseless loss of life. What a…Read More
American religion is conspicuous for its messianically pretentious energy, its embarrassingly banal prose, and its impatiently hustling ambition. None of these marks is remotely biblical. None is faintly in evidence in the gospel story. All of them are thoroughly documented diseases of the spirit. — Eugene H. PetersonRead More
So while we’re on the topic of Magi, because Magi come up all the time, we have a bit of a Christmas navigation problem to solve.Read More
New Neighbor: So, word is you go to seminary. Me: Yep. NN: Well my birthday’s on Monday and I’ll be 33. I keep thinking that’s how old Jesus was when he died. Me: Oh… Well happy birthday! I hope you have a better year than Jesus did. He did eventually rise from the dead and…Read More
A couple of vocals, a guitar, a banjo, a djembe, and a jar of candy sprinkles. My take on an old hymn.Read More
Instead of being productive with my Good Friday off of work like I should have been, I messed around and made this song. I had the melody and little bits of lyrics rattling around in my head for a while so I dusted off the ol’ microphone and laid down a few tracks in honor of…Read More
Today, Eggplant Bus 13 visited the traditional location of he house of Caiaphas the High Priest. The road in the foreground dates from the 1st cen. and may have been the road Jesus walked to Caiaphas’ house after his arrest at Gethsemane. The temple mount and the Mt. of Olives rise in the distance.
360 View: http://360.io/caDGSERead More