America worships comfort. However the Apostles taught suffering should be expected, and in our suffering we should find joy. When we rejoice together in the midst of pain, we grow!
Close your eyes… No seriously, participate in this little action with me. You can’t close your eyes (and still read this) but imagine nothing. Okay, I know that’s hard, but as best you can imagine empty space, no creation, vast blankness. Now to this empty space, add a light (someplace, somewhere, somehow). Now add a […]
Ziggy Stardust Unless you were living under a rock you heard the news of David Bowie’s recent death. In case you were under a rock, Bowie (also known as Ziggy Stardust), the equally eclectic and eccentric rock and roll star passed away after a battle with cancer. Reading through Bowie’s career and achievements, I was reminded me of the […]
One of those days. Yesterday was one of those days. Normally, I like to be up by 6:30 on days I work (being a pastor, I work on Sundays). I read my bible, read the news, and slowly make my way out of bed. To make sure I’m up, I set my alarm the night before, […]