Monthly Archives: February 2014

Forgiveness and Others

 (graphic by Michael Hickman) Several years ago my wife and I moved into a quiet neighborhood in Lee’s Summit.  Well, it was quiet until we got there!  We had lived there a couple of years and all was well – … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Intimacy

 (image by Cody Jensen) I posted this in the first of this series and will repeat it at the beginning of each – I am convinced more and more that if we want to live the life that God intends … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and God

One of the guiding values that I promote is that forgiveness is necessary for each of us to live the preferred life that God intends for us.  It is a necessary part of our 360 degree existence. I recently did … Continue reading

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Reflect the Light

The church I am now serving produces a monthly printed newsletter.  Please don’t judge us for doing this – it serves a large part of our community who still prefer to hold and read the printed word on paper.  So … Continue reading

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Judgmental Jesus Jerks – Grumbling

I had the privilege of living overseas a couple different times.  I spent almost two and a half years living in south-central Germany.  The German people are some of the nicest, community minded folks you will have the chance to … Continue reading

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Judgmental Jesus Jerks – Scold

This is probably the one action of some of Christians that leaves the worst possible  and impression with others – to be scolded by a judgmental religious person. There is a church legend (I say legend because I am sure … Continue reading

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Judgmental Jesus Jerks – Ignore

Many of us have probably heard about the flattening of the world.  The influence of the web, travel, and telecommunications has created a greater sense of connectivity in what used to be a diffuse world.  And yet we still are unaware … Continue reading

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