The Scarlet Letter ‘D’

The Scarlet Letter ‘D’

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I’ve never heard anyone say it, but I have too many friends who say they’ve felt it.  For my friends who have walked through a divorce, they feel as though they wear a scarlet letter ‘D’ when they are at church. I hate that for them.  I hate that for our church.  I’m...
Loss, Love, Gratitude, and What Really Matters

Loss, Love, Gratitude, and What Really Matters

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  (Note: Sean and his daughter recently went to South Louisiana to help with the cleanup after record floods hit that area.  He wrote this about his experience there.) The first thing you notice is the smell.  Stagnant and stale, the air is dank and heavy with...
Conflict Requires Community

Conflict Requires Community

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In 1 Corinthians 6:1-11 Paul chides the church at Corinth for taking each other to court. Paul’s answer is that the people of Corinth have the resources, wisdom, motivation and grace needed to resolve conflicts without resorting to a pagan, unjust court system....
Give to Caesar and Give to God

Give to Caesar and Give to God

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This article is part 2 of a series of articles on government, politics and how believers and the church can respond in an election season.  One of the great debates among people of faith is where government responsibilities begin and end. Having examined a few Old...