By Cindy Koch - It’s not much, but I thought you should have it. My life should give glory only to you. And so I give my all to you. Every minute, every thought, your action will always be on my mind. Every morning I will give my time to you. In this crazy mixed … Continue reading God, I have something for you
By Joel A. Hess - Like many simple-minded fools, I love the movie Talladega Nights: the ballad of Ricky Bobby. Next to the scene when he first speaks publicly and doesn’t know what to do with his hands, I love the baby Jesus prayer he gives early in the movie. He begins the prayer, “Dear … Continue reading Ricky Bobby Christianity
By Bob Hiller - For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1 There are few verses in Scripture that captivate me as much as these words from Paul to the Galatians. These words excite, enthrall, challenge, and, quite frankly, frighten me. … Continue reading Fearless Joy!
By Paul Koch – “In short: enthusiasm clings to Adam and his children from the beginning to the end of the world - fed and spread among them as poison by the old dragon. It is the source, power, and might of all the heresies, even that of the papacy and Mohammed. Therefore, we should … Continue reading Enthusiasm and the Holy Ministry
By Joel A. Hess - Well, here it comes again. Lent. I used to say that this was my favorite time of year. It should be for a pastor, right? It’s time to get serious about the faith. Get back to basics. Restore the Roar. Those are just a some of our eye-popping, life-changing Lenten … Continue reading Hope you fail this Lent
By Cindy Koch - They shouldn’t scare me, but I find myself hiding from them. Smugly sauntering into any situation, armed with a knowing glare. They hold up their heads high, bold and unashamed. Stepping over the weak and lowly, they collect respect and fear from the quiet stares that follow their path. They flash … Continue reading Proof Text Mafia
By Joel A. Hess - Jesus wants to be found by those who look for Him. But to look for Him we have to get up and go out. @pontifex The leader of a good portion of Christendom tweeted the above tweet just a couple of days ago. Yes, I follow him because his twitter … Continue reading Jesus Doesn’t Play Hide and Go Seek