Lentz, Labels, and Love

The View, God's View, My View, Your View

Recently Pastor Carl Lentz was on The View and his response to a question caused a stir in the Christian world. I do not watch The View but as I listened to the scenario being described to me by a concerned Christian, I responded: “He will make a retraction soon.  Don’t worry.” I’ve since watched […]

Are ‘Thoughts And Prayers’ Enough?

There is no utopia, here.

Another week in America and another mass shooting.   As the latest shocking display of humanity at its worst unfolded on our television screens, social media posts quickly followed.  Most posts seem to be expressions of sorrow, pain, fear, and frustration.  In what has become numbingly normal, images and hashtags were created to express sympathy. […]

Be “THAT House”

My childhood memories of late October in Maryland are anchored by the signs attached to the changing of the seasons.  One of the joys to this region is that each calendar year we get to experience four distinct weather patterns.  The weather changes bring a visual change to our landscape as well.  From the snow […]