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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...
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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 w...
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The Buried Talent

Sometimes I get the feeling that contemporary Christianity has completely missed the point. Here’s what I mean; on a practical, philosophical or political level, what would any of us define as holiness truly...
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I Believe in a Rebel God

I believe in a rebel God. A subversive system. A dissident discipleship. Now, I don't know about you, but where I live, most folks who hear that I am a Christian immediately associate this with a religion c...
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The Cup of Sorrow

Last Sunday, I was watching our pastor’s wife teach the children about one the most emotional parts of the gospel. She was teaching them what the crucifixion meant. As she explained Jesus praying the Garden of...