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...
Many Meals and Late Night Conversations

Many Meals and Late Night Conversations

Acts 20:11  And when Paul had gone up and had broken bread and eaten, he conversed with them a long while, until daybreak, and so departed.  (ESV) It was Sunday. Paul had already preached past midnight. They continued to talk and share a meal together (perhaps two...
Have they institutionalized Jesus?

Have they institutionalized Jesus?

I’m a pretty big baseball fan. I enjoy the game. Not only do I enjoy the game I enjoy the institutionalization of the game. Big brick buildings, nice seats, hot dogs the whole works. The  sights, the sounds mmmm… yup! the whole experience. I’m a...
Burn the Stage

Burn the Stage

The Younger quickly sketched the image on a napkin with bold, confident strokes, eagerly outlining the thought he had just blurted out to the Elder. The Elder watched him over the rims of his reading glasses, a steaming cup of coffee — “black, the way God...