Tag: Jesus

Why I pay attention to things leading up to Rosh Hashanah

If you know me then you know I am pretty heavily influenced (as I think followers of Jesus should be) by the textual pictures in the Hebrew Bible. After all this is the Bible Jesus taught from when he walked the planet. The Hebrew language is picturesque and God is even more so. He is always speaking in word pictures.…

Conspiracy theories among Christians

A close friend in our church texted me this question today amidst the whirlwind of conspiracy theories wildly blowing among believers on social media. “What are your thoughts towards the uproar of believers posting conspiracy type things online (especially today)? I feel overwhelmed by the amount of fear and disunity.” This is the worst of Christianity in America. Conspiracy theories…

Her 4 minutes are up

4 minutes. Last night our high school women’s soccer team played its last game of the season losing in the first round of the playoffs. Our daughter is a senior. With 4 minutes left it hit me. This was it. She had 4 minutes left. All the practices, games, driveway play, flashed through my mind. This was it. I played…