Archive for July 2012

Hiding Behind Fig Leaves

Today I want to reflect on two different responses to God’s call to us. First, I want to reflect on John 6, the story of the loaves and fishes. You may recall I have written about this story before. Not long ago,a sermon I heard about the little boy in John’s Gospel changed my life.…

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Love of Enemies

Jesus taught us to love our enemies. Are we really able to do this? We have recently had some serious tests as a society to see how we as Christian respond. Do we respond differently to the news of criminals who perpetrate horrible crimes? In the three cases that I will mention, did we respond…

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Who Me? Couldn’t Be

Are you familiar with the kid’s game, who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? It goes something like this, someone starts off by saying “Brian stole the cookie from the cookie jar”‘ and my response is “WHO ME, COULDN’T BE!” Then next I say someone else’s name, perhaps yours, “you stole the cookie jar”,…

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Mornings with God

Do you have a place each day where you spend time talking with God. I hope and pray that you do because mine is so special to me. Please allow me to share my “God space” with you. I hope that through words I can capture some of its uniqueness. Then I hope that many…

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Who Are You Feeding?

There is an old tale about an Indian who becomes a Christian after a missionary shares the Bible story with him. When the missionary returns to the village months later, he asks the Indian how he is doing. The Indian says, “It is like there are two dogs inside of me. One is good. The…

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