Paul on the Damascus Road

It's one of the great reversals in the Bible. Saul, on his way from Jerusalem to Damascus to hunt down followers of Jesus -- finds instead Jesus chasing him down. Acts 9 tells us that Saul is breathing out murderous threats, ready to grab any follower of "The Way." If you’ve read the New Testament,…

On waiting vs. deciding

I heard a podcast recently where Steve Macchia discussed 3 ways to approach decisions: Make a decision decisively.Involve others through conversation & deliberation.Wait. Some of us are good at making #1 type decisions; others of us are not. But most of us know there are times when we simply need to act. If the building…

Uncertain Saturday

We're not good at waiting. Wait... let me say it a better way: I'm not good at waiting. At traffic lights when I've got somewhere to go (which is basically all the time) to dinner when I'm hungry (which is basically all the time), waiting is not an area where I excel - and frankly,…