Jesus gave the gift of the Holy Spirit to his followers.  That simple statement hides a blinding truth.  The followers of Christ have been gifted with the power of the resurrection! (Read More)

“Lord, I want to be a Christian in my heart, in my heart….”   This is a song I’ve sung for many, many years.  Memories of church camps as a child and youth, the smell of camp fire, and the sound of crickets at early summers evening are all woven together inside me when I sing this song. (Read More)

Rarely does the church admit mistakes. But since it's Lent, maybe we could. Maybe we could admit that we, the church, have domesticated Jesus. Softened His call. Cheapened His grace. (Read More)

Why do they (whomever “They” are) call it a “Potluck” dinner?  
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The bad news. The uncomfortable truth. Most of us don’t like bad news or uncomfortable truth. It makes us, well.... Uncomfortable
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