Words, walls, and the winning way of Jesus

In the days after the November 3rd election, I scrolled through my Twitter and Facebook feeds, reading posts from people with crosses, fish symbols and scripture references in their taglines, that left me grieved. They used words like, "go to hell,” held up their Bibles, guns, favored-candidate's flag, and accused other Christians on social media… Continue reading Words, walls, and the winning way of Jesus

Arguing with a sovereign God: Confessions of a back talker

Today at church a guest pastor preached.  And I mean preached. And it hit me right upside the head. Both this week and last my pastor, and the pastor who preached today, brought a message about the sovereignty of God and how it is that people come to salvation by God's election from Romans 9.… Continue reading Arguing with a sovereign God: Confessions of a back talker