Christ & Country

July 4th fell on a Sunday last year, a day I happened to be invited by a nearby church to come preach. As a guest speaker, I thought it would be a great opportunity to share what I think the Bible has to say about how our faith affects our politics. Though I'm a few…

Microwaving the Fruit of the Spirit

I was at my parents' home recently, and went to heat up some leftover chicken & dumpling soup for their lunch. I pushed start on the microwave, and the timer started counting down -- but that's it. No power, no micro-waves -- or any waves of any kind. Not sure why it wasn't working, I…

Love & Ice Cream

My mom tells the story that when my she and dad had two children (and a third on the way), one night they had ice cream for dinner. And that was it. Money was tight, and so, for one night anyway, ice cream was not only on the menu - it was the menu. Perhaps you…