8 questions for the weekend.

Awhile back, I was cleaning up some files. I found this set of questions and sample answers. It turns out I published them more than a decade ago. Sometime after I published the list, I did some work to offer sample answers from the writings of people in the New Testament, but I never shared it. […]

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Not the breaking news.

I don’t like heights. My family knows this well. For years, when our travels have taken us over tall bridges, they smile as both of my hands tighten on the steering wheel, my speed slows to the minimum legal level, and my eyes find a place to look that doesn’t magnetically draw them over the […]

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A Helpful Silly (Helpful) Word

A new word from Rich Dixon +++ Most of us know the song Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious…I’ll bet you’re humming it right now. Mary Poppins created a silly song around a silly word to comfort small children when they were scared at night. Today (courtesy of my friend Dick Foth) I propose another silly-looking word designed around Jesus’ […]

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Home

That’s actually not the right word, of course, for your workplace. It isn’t home, though we can talk about amount of time spent or degree of comfort or amount of welcome. On Sunday, I was back at the hospital after 12 days not at the hospital, the longest gap for a long time. About 7 […]

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Following may be simpler and harder than we think.

A man comes to Jesus wanting to know how to get eternal life. It’s the one thing that he’s not sure of right now, though it seems that he’s doing everything possible to be prepared for it. This man is doing everything he knows to do spiritually to be right with God. He’s keeping the […]

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