I Own You!

Being owned has negative connotations: Think slavery. Or how often do TV characters intimidate someone by shouting, “I OWN YOU!” People playing sports may shout this as well when they want to rile their opponents. In our minds, being owned is humiliating; it completely devalues a person. All of this flitted through my mind recently as…

A Brief Hiatus…

For the next week or so I’ll be on a blogging hiatus. My in-laws are visiting so I expect to spend my time visiting and drinking far too much coffee…if that were possible 😉  Please enjoy posts you’ve missed or check out some of my booklets. My prayer is that Christ is magnified in each…

Breaking the Mold

I hear a lot of talk about how to “do church.”  There isn’t space to explore all the intricacies of this topic here.  And the conversation often yields more questions than answers.  What’s on my mind is John the Baptist and Jesus.  John the Baptist was certainly cool.  Here’s this shaggy guy ministering out in…