It has been almost two weeks since the police shooting in Dallas. Whether you live in the DFW area or not, I am sure you noticed that you can’t have a civil conversation about police, race, Islam, etc. For many this has stirred up some deep emotions. For some it takes them back to how … More How Big is Your Jesus?
Dear Dallas, Ten years ago, I came to you. We visited here and it was what we were looking for. It was what my wife and I both wanted. We completely fell in love with Dallas. To live out our faith, to have a family and to be working contributors to society, this is the perfect … More Dear Dallas,
Many years ago while reading a book titled, “A Tale of Three Kings,” by Gene Edwards, I realized there are only two types of leaders. This is not to say their are not thousands of different types of leadership, or different gift or talent mixes. What this means is there is an either/or principle … More Are you David or Saul?
I find it tragic that so many people just take the words on a page and call it God’s message. If you don’t look at the back story and the context you can’t understand the conversation between two parties. Sadly it is us Christians who have taught those who oppose our message that this is … More Slaves and The Bible (Colossians)
“The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the dead.” —————- Matthew 28:6-7a … More He is Not Here! He Has Risen!
Imagine being the disciples. Their Savior, their hero is dead! It didn’t make any sense. He was going to bring His Kingdom. Everything He did or said was somehow on a different level than anything they have ever heard. He was one step ahead at all times. He knew how to avoid being destroyed. Not … More Rigor Mortis (The Death In Between)
On occasion I explained the Gospel story to someone who is not a believer by using the Old Testament Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur. I have seen people come to Christ this way and it be that moment when they say, “I have never heard that before.” You see Jesus wasn’t a blonde haired … More Yom Kippur Once and For All!