Category Archives: Philosophy

Retribution Versus Restoration and a God of Second Chances

For those of us who walk closely with people living through poverty and homelessness, or are a part of a socio-culturally diverse faith community, we know that when it comes to getting a job many of our friends face different … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Social Justice | 3 Comments

A Psalm for Today

I hear it in the news, from the Internet, in the neighborhoods, and in the city streets. I try to cover my ears, but the groaning is all around us. The pain. The cries. The violence. The sighs. The sickness. … Continue reading

Posted in Christian living, My Life, Philosophy, Social Justice | Leave a comment

Good News in A Bad News Oriented Kind of World

The following is a blog written by one of my dearest friends and mentors.  I love this man. I believe if you knew him like I do, you would too.  He lives in Texas.  You have probably heard it said … Continue reading

Posted in Christian living, Philosophy, Social Justice, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Good News in A Bad News Oriented Kind of World, Introduction

Over the next several weeks I will begin a blog series entitled, “Good News in A Bad News Oriented Kind of World.”  It will be a series of meditations or short stories that offer hope, joy, passion and humor in … Continue reading

Posted in Christian living, Church, Philosophy, Theology | 1 Comment

Living life in the declarative

As you survey Christian history (or any movement in history promoting philosophical or social change) you might discover a seemingly “all-or-nothing” posture towards the christian faith.  Whether the motive was God-honoring or self-honoring, people were sold out to what they … Continue reading

Posted in Christian living, Church, My Life, Philosophy, Social Justice, Theology | Leave a comment

Normalcy

(First off, I would like to say thank you to Lee Camp for the inspiration for this message.  I have read several accounts of this story and put it together as a story below.  This was my Christmas Eve message … Continue reading

Posted in Christian living, Philosophy | Leave a comment

Tangible Hope for Tangible Hurts

First off, thank you so much to everyone who have been praying for our sweet boy Ian.  For those who do not know, over the last two months he has dealt with ear infections, the flu, bronchitis, and now a … Continue reading

Posted in Christian living, Marriage and Family, My Life, Philosophy, Social Justice, Uncategorized | 2 Comments