Sorry, stoner. Jesus was NOT a hippie

Destructive myths about Jesus, number 3: Jesus was a hippie (aka the myth of white surfer Buddy Christ) I love stoners. Seriously, I really do. If you want to have an entertaining and enlightening conversation, sit down with an educated … Continued

Five destructive myths about Jesus

5 destructive myths about Jesus I will never forget the day it happened. A few years back a friend and I were praying with a woman who was in a tough emotional situation. And when I say tough, I mean … Continued

5 Church sayings that need to be retired (or at least used correctly)

Language and word choice is a big deal. And as Christians, we have some church sayings that need to go into the dumpster Growing up in the church, I wasn’t aware that Christians had their own “special” language. Even worse, … Continued

What did Jesus mean when He used the word “church”

What did Jesus mean when He used the word church? Here is a challenge for you. Today, randomly ask someone to describe church. Ideally someone you don’t know well. I’m willing to bet dollars to donuts that you will receive … Continued

Why did the Hebrews have to paint their lintels & doorposts with blood for Passover?

If God is all knowing and all-powerful, why did the Hebrews have to paint their lintels and doorposts with lamb’s blood to identify themselves at the first Passover?   First, a little background. Way back in another life, before I … Continued

What does a real Christian look like?

Quick! Out of the three gentlemen pictured above, which one has led thousands of men and women to Christ and is a New York Times bestselling Christian author? Go on. Guess. The guy on the left, the guy in the middle, … Continued

Evangelism 101 – God loves devil worshipers Part 2

Evangelism. It is a word that strikes fear into quite a few people, Christian and non-Christian alike. But evangelism is nothing to fear. In fact, as Christians we are called to spread the Gospel. If you have spent more than … Continued

Evangelism 101 – God loves devil worshipers

Evangelism. It is a word that strikes fear into quite a few people, Christian and non-Christian alike. But evangelism is nothing to fear. In fact, as Christians we are called to spread the Gospel. If you have spent more than … Continued

Thoughts on Prayer

  I don’t know why I ever believed otherwise. Maybe it was watching too many “religious/ritual-type” ceremonies. Maybe it was the movies. Maybe it was Sunday School. Whatever it was, man, I thought prayer was boring. But the truth is, … Continued

Real Life in the Kingdom of God – India (part 1 of 4)

Here and Back Again- Real Life in the Kingdom of God  – India  (One year ago today my wife and I returned to the United States from a mission trip in India. And life was never to be the same. … Continued

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