Our smart phones are amazing things. They remind us to pick up the kids from soccer practice. They tell us what we need at the grocery store. They help us pay bills. Oh yeah, they also make phone calls. Our world has been revolutionized by the smart phone. There's an app for virtually anything and … Continue reading Two Free Apps For Christians
I know that I'm a little late to the game here. This book has been out for some time, but I'm in the middle of a career transition here so I'm expanding my horizons. I was looking at great books to read for marketing and this book appeared to be exactly what I was looking … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Contagious: Why Things Catch On’ by Jonah Berger
I don't often listen to Christian radio talk shows. In fact, I try to avoid them. They're usually filled with illogical, politically misleading, and theologically inaccurate commentary. Once in a while I'll find myself scanning the radio and stopping on a show that peaks my interest. Shortly after the election, I found myself listening to … Continue reading Heal the Divide 3: Up for debate?
In the book of Luke, Jesus is asked a very important question. He instructed a man that he must love God with all his heart, soul and strength and love his neighbor as himself. This man asked Jesus what a lot of people were probably thinking. Who is my neighbor? That's a very important question. Who exactly is Jesus talking … Continue reading Heal the Divide Part 2: Who Is My Neighbor?
Matthew 22:34-40 One day, a lawyer asked Jesus, "What is the greatest commandment?" Now if you were raised in a church like mine, you may have answered with one of the 10 Commandments. After all, that's what we memorize. That, for some reason, is seen as the ultimate standard within Christian Sunday School. It's what we're taught and … Continue reading Heal the Divide Part 1: The Greatest Commandment
I am constantly seeing memes and posts on social media that say things like, "you only live once," "Life is short," "Drink it up today." I see a lot of posts about getting the most out of life because it'll be over before you know it. There's some truth to that. This isn't anything new. There's … Continue reading Does My Legacy Matter?
He is risen! He is risen indeed! These words often fall on deaf ears inside the walls of the church. They have fallen into the bucket of overused Sunday School clichés. It’s said many times around the Easter season, but rarely said with the truth and power that lies behind. Bad news is easy to … Continue reading He is Risen!