loved.

On Sunday, the reading was from John 10, where Jesus talked about being a shepherd and caring for his sheep, proactively loving us. So why have a text that talks about God’s deep love for us which comes before our actions? Because most of the mothers I know are concerned about being good enough as […]

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Coding for Jesus

I was talking with a friend who designs web forms, among other things. We were trying to figure out what it might mean to represent Jesus at work. Other than telling your coworkers that Jesus loves them. Which, though it is true, often does not fit in the conversation. I suggested that it might mean […]

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How do I start living like Jesus?

The simplest answer is to take a time machine and travel back and start following Jesus around. That’s how the first disciples learned. Peter and James and John. Mary Magdalene. A bunch of other people. They went where Jesus went. They ate what Jesus ate. They wore what Jesus wore. They listened to what Jesus […]

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Coffee Table

Sarah delivered a neighbor’s table to Everyday Joe’s. The first neighbor’s table was in Sarah’s backyard in Dallas. She wanted to get to know people. She had her dad build her a table. She had 500 people in her backyard that first summer. Her goal is to deliver tables to every state. Everyday Joe’s has […]

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Jesus needed a break.

He had been teaching, thoughtfully, skillfully. He had been taking on the powers of darkness. He was preparing his followers for his death, getting them ready for what they were going to watch. And for Jesus each day was full of resistance. There was the intentional resistance from those in power. There was the spiritual […]

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