Looking at Aleppo

After watching perhaps the third news report about the former producer of the reality TV show The Apprentice and his role in the upcoming inauguration of the President-elect, I was gripped this morning by the urgency of the current situation in the city of Aleppo, Syria — or, rather, what remains of that once-great city — and […]

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My Backstory

#GTBackstory is an outreach that is going on right now in the ministry of CRU at Georgia Tech. The idea is to make a video of yourself telling your own “backstory” about how you came to know Jesus. The other videos made with this outreach can be found on the GT Cru Facebook page.

Our Lord, the refugee

“Out of Egypt I called my son.” (Matthew 2:13-15)    Read the news — there is a crisis in Europe. Since Croatia officially accepted its very first refugees from Syria three days ago, over 9,000 have showed up there, trying to find a way into the European Union, seeking refuge from their own war torn […]

Men: Don’t be Mules. 

Be not like a horse or a mule, without understanding… – Psalm 32:9 We men are stupid. We achieve great things, show great promise, and then put it all at risk for sex. Here is a good synopsis of the male condition. As the article says, Men whose lives are filled with gifts and opportunity, […]

We Were Always Supposed to be Exiles

Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles… – 1 Peter 2:11 This morning I ran across a thoughtful article by one radio personality who professes to be a born-again Christian.  As I read his words about culture and Christianity, my mind came back to 1 Peter 2, and again to current events in  the United States. […]