Words and Works

Most people who don’t follow Jesus haven’t yet been fully introduced to him. That’s our job, to make an adequate introduction through words and works. By the way, Jesus did NOT say, “They will see your good looks and glorify your Father in heaven.” It’s not our good looks that verify that ours is a …

Our Loss, Their Gain

It’s likely that most people that I meet in the street assume that I’m just an old middle-class white guy who has had an easy life and that my faith just makes my smooth life smoother. (Not true. I’m not that “old”!) I think that beat-down people assume that Christianity only works for people whose …

Poor Enough To…

I’ve always liked the beggar-to-beggar definition of evangelism – “…one beggar telling another beggar where to find bread.” Since I feel more beggarly than ever these days, I’m drawn to “my people,” not so much as an authority on God, but poor enough to reach other poor folks. Befriending the Lord’s beloved is no heroic …