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Jesus for Prez

Last Monday was Presidents day. So I tweeted, 'Jesus for president.' on my facebook wall, and with several followers on twitter, this generated some discussion.  Some were in support of Jesus as a candidate, w...
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Foreclosure Resistance, A Prayer

Oh Lord, save your servant who trusts in you. -Psalm 86 A prayer lifts up from the city, like the smoke of incense. A single prayer, in the myriad of others, a strand of smoke amidst a great burning. Oh Lord,...
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Loving Like Jesus: Views and Reviews

I ran across two items recently, one innocent and sweet, the other not so much. The first is a brief exchange between two characters in A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh. Piglet: “How do you spell love?” Pooh: “Yo...
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Worship and the Poor: Moving Beyond Belief

We’ve all seen “the sign” at sporting events.  For some reason, of all the Bible verses in Scripture, John 3:16 is the most commonly quoted.  Throughout the NFL world this past season we experienced “Tebow mani...
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Mardi Gras – For Baptists

It's been almost 26 years since I left Louisiana with my parents, and I still really miss the Mardi Gras season. Mardi Gras is one long, enormous party – in the best, and sometimes the worst, sense of the word....