Tag Archive: John

Sep 07

What do we do when we want to change our lives but can’t?

My Dental Cleaning When I was in seminary I went for a scheduled dental cleaning. The hygienist looked in my mouth with tools in hand and a suction device in place and said, “I see you are afflicted by a tooth grinding demon.” I mumbled something and when I checked out she asked, “What are …

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Apr 07

“He is risen…His is risen indeed”..actually…”They have taken the body.”

He is Risen Each year at Easter the worship leader comes to the microphone to begin the service and energetically says, “He is risen.” It usually takes three attempts but eventually there is a semi-crisp response. “He is risen, indeed.” Some among us assume that we are trying to recreate the triumphal moment on the …

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Feb 13

Judicial blindness is real.

Jesus was rejected Jesus offered salvation to His most bitter opponents but didn’t reach all of them. As I stated in the last blog the opposition between the religious leaders and Jesus was real. They said that He did his miracles in league with the Devil. He denounced them in the clearest terms in the …

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