For some, the turn of the year can be a time of reflection and planning, the anticipation of new beginnings. For others it is painful, another opportunity to fail, a projection of the loss debris from this year into the next. For much of my life, it was the latterRead More
Why Do We Treat God Like He’s Magic?
I, and a number of others, were invited to participate in the JCB (Jesus-Centered Bible) Project by writing short introductions to various books of the Bible. The intent is to find Jesus in every book of the Bible and highlight scriptures that point to and reveal him. Based on theRead More
What Did Jesus Ask?
From time to time, I get the wonderful honor and invitation to participate in a larger conversation happening in the world. One of those revolves around a topic asked by TIME Magazine: What did Jesus ask?
The Only Time You’ll Ever Find God in a Box
Here’s an oldie but a goodie. Back in 2013, William Paul Young gave a terrific talk at Max Lucado’s Oak Hills Church where he discussed the kinds of questions you’re not supposed to ask about God. As you may have heard, The Shack is being turned into a movie starring Avatar’s Sam Worthington and TheRead More