Jesus-shaped Hole

Jesus-shaped Hole
I’m not the first person to use to the term Jesus-shaped Hole. I wish that I were the first person to use it because it’s an awesome analogy. I truly believe that every person is born with a Jesus-shaped hole in his/her heart. Jesus 101 tells us that we have been separated from God via ...

Cow Patty World

Cow Patty World
One of my favorite movies is the spy flick, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. In the movie, the characters are discussing foreign intelligence, when one of them says that the intelligence has been gold. Another character disagrees and says, “It’s just enough glitter amongst the chicken feed”. In other words, it was just good enough to ...

What Could Go Wrong? 1

What Could Go Wrong?
Our church is going through a re-structuring process. It’s been called a merger. It’s been called an adoption.¬† What it’s not been called is “easy”.¬†Without going into all the details, there will be a vote among the congregation to confirm whether we will merge with another church. Many people, including myself, have woulda-coulda-shoulda-ed the situation ...

In a Different Light

In a Different Light
After I wrote my last blog, I started thinking about how that dog made me want to rescue him. I thought how helpless and hungry he looked. Then I started wondering why I don’t feel the same way about homeless beggars….. Everyone has seen that guy or girl, holding a sign and begging for money. ...