The Perfect Christian

A couple of weeks ago, our High School Youth group spent a Wednesday evening looking at what Jesus meant when he said: "You are the...

Tim Mackie // Teacher Who Constantly Places Bible Stories in Light...

I had fun this past Sunday working through the story-line of the Bible in light of the themes and trajectory of the Gospel according...

Lost Sheep // Luke 15:1-7

In Luke 15:3-7, Jesus tells the first in a series of three parables related to things that are lost and the joy that is...

Definition and Implications of the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Back in October of 2015 I completed my master's thesis @ Wesley Seminary. It's one of those things that resides on my computer and...

Holy People Make Us Uncomfortable // Quote

source "Almost Christian," Kenda Creasy Dean, p. 38

How Important, Really, is Christianity?

Kenda Creasy Dean, in her book, "Almost Christian," details what most of American religion seems to be centered around: Moralistic Therapeutic Deism. On page 43, Dean...

Why Christians Practice Hospitality // Quote

source "Almost Christian," Kenda Creasy Dean, p. 33

We Become What We Worship // Quote

source "Almost Christian," Kenda Creasy Dean, p. 1

A Monologue from Joseph on the Birth of Jesus

Share Joseph’s perspective on the birth of Jesus (from Matthew 1:18-23). Dress up in a Bible costume and pretend to be Joseph. Hi. My name is...

The King.

The fourth chapter of the book Echoes of His Presence is about kingship. Herod was an Edomite, a descendant of Esau, Jacob (Israel's) brother. Herod...

The Good Shepherd.

The third chapter of the book Echoes of His Presence is about shepherding. "Lead the sheep along the path you want them to follow... don't...

The Bridegroom.

The second chapter of the book Echoes of His Presence is about the bridegroom. It followed a story of a young man who was preparing...