Tune Up and Play Better

“Church History Is a Beautiful Melody Imperfectly Performed… Rejecting Christianity based on the terrible performance of some Christians is like dismissing Bach after hearing my feeble attempts to play his Cello Suites. … The original message of Christ resounded through the centuries like a beautiful melody, even as many Christians failed to play in tune.” …

The Necessity of Authenticity

Does it bother you that when they think about Christians a lot of people see us as angry, judgmental, right-wing finger-pointers with political agendas? You might not think this is a fair characterization; but it’s a reputation that, by association, is ours. Maybe it’s true that for every individual who earned the world’s mistrust there …

Can Donald Trump Be Trusted and Does it Matter? (Part 1 of 3)

“When some large number of the people in a country buy into this [presidential lying] -- if they make up their own narrative -- then a society begins to fracture in the deepest way. That is what is going on, and he's doing this day after day after day, and it's taking a terrific toll …

What God is Like (Musings on the character of God) #4

No bad days and no bad parts… “Holy, holy, holy…”  Revelation 4:8 Everyone has a character. We have either a good character or a bad one, or – most likely – a mixture of both. We’ve all used the figure of speech, “That guy has character,” or, “She has no character at all.” But in …

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