Lamb

Celebrating Passover

My kids know the history behind Passover and can relate the Old Testament stories. They talk of the plagues and the Red Sea and Pharoah’s stubborn heart, but, since we’re not Jewish and most of their Jewish friends aren’t practicing, they miss a lot of its power. They forget that …

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A Tale of Two Houses

In Matthew 7 Jesus tells a slew of parables. At first glance, they may seem like tiny, unrelated vignettes. First we read of logs and specks in eyes and the challenge not to be hypocritical. We have dogs, pearls and pigs, which seems to suggest wise stewardship of our time …

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Um … Nevermind?

Yesterday I posted an extensive piece about gay marriage and the recent announcement from World Vision that they would openly hire people in legal same-sex marriages. Just hours after I posted my response, they reversed their decision. In their letter of recapitulation and apology, World Vision stated: “… we failed …

awake

God, make me sober.

My vision blurred just slightly at the edges. I stared ahead, seeing, but not processing the road as it slipped beneath me, …

freedom fighter

I am a freedom fighter.

There are over 27 million slaves in the world today. That’s more than ever before in history … and that’s a conservative …

Bruce Feiler

The Secrets of Happy Families

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” — Leo Tolstoy There are thousands upon thousands …

live in the bible

Living Unafraid

I posted links to this video yesterday on both facebook and twitter. I want to share it here for those who missed …