Poker Face

"Something's wrong with me?", Jamie, my wife, said over the phone.  "I can't straighten my legs.  What am I going to do?" What was she going to do?  What was I going to do?  I was out on my route.  I couldn't leave.  I felt helpless.  She was at home taking care of our two young … Continue reading Poker Face

Less Debating; More Discipling

This is an amazing video with some great thoughts thrown in. Just a reminder about how easily we’re thrown off course from carrying out the Great Commission. If we make disciples (I mean Christ followers) we will combat abortion!

Ben Moushon Fitness

Let he who is without sin cast the first stone.  John 8:7

Like many of the Evangelical Political issues that have overtaken the presidential elections this year, the debate over contraception coverage in the healthcare  baffles me.  And like so most of those issues, it seems like a loud majority is making uninformed assumptions about and trying to control the vast majority.  When the truth is Christians aren’t statistically much different than the rest of society.  There are similar percentages of Christians having premarital sex, watching pornography, abusing alcohol, getting divorced, abusing their spouses, stealing, lying, murdering, committing adultery…

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God’s Family Business

Is the church a family or a business?  The answer is, "yes."  The church is God's family business.  We struggle with this idea because "family" and "business" are mutually exclusive terms in our culture.  We think of family as something warm, spontaneous, personal, and unconditional.  We think of business as cold, calculated, impersonal, and performance … Continue reading God’s Family Business

The Divine Romance

Did Jesus offer himself out of purely altruistic motives or was there a selfish agenda involved?  Would it surprise you if I told you that the New Testament suggests that it was the latter.  According to Hebrews 12:2, Jesus endured the cross for the joy set before him.  What joy might that be?  I suggest … Continue reading The Divine Romance

Owl Pellets and Trampolines

I have kids.  God has blessed me with two sets.  Our eldest turned 18 last year and our youngest is 5.  I'm going to be parenting for a relatively long time.  While my wife and I don't regret having our younger set of kids, we sometimes wonder what life would be like if we were just … Continue reading Owl Pellets and Trampolines