The Weight

The Weight

“Do you know why retired pastors always sit at the back of the church?” he asked, with a knowing wink. I smile back, shaking my head. “I have absolutely no idea. Why?” His grin broadened even more, and he leaned back in his chair with a hearty laugh. “Because we can!”...
Halloween: Is Participation Always Assent?

Halloween: Is Participation Always Assent?

In first Corinthians 8:1-13 we find a pretty intriguing question and answer topic centered around food from the roman market that has been offered as worship to idols. Most people might over look the significance of a passage like this by saying something like “this...
Hypocrite

Hypocrite

I couldn’t help but notice: No-one likes to talk about hypocrisy. And yet… Everyone loves to accuse others of hypocrisy. Because, deep down, we are all comfortably convinced that hypocrisy only happens to other people. In all honesty, I had intended to...
WHAT MARKS MATURITY IN THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH? 1of 3

WHAT MARKS MATURITY IN THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH? 1of 3

With the exception of those who suffer from some severe form of mental handicap, there is no such thing as a person going in no direction at all. All of us have some lens through which we actively practice viewing the world. We all have some gear with which we drive...