Death Made Possible

Death Made Possible

I was awakened by a dream-boy attacking me, trying to kill me with scissors. [I know, gross. Stick with me. There’s a point here.] Aren’t you glad that’s how it happens (most of the time)? We wake up before the scene gets too bloody, before our free-falling body hits the sidewalk. Before death. My dream-boy [...]

Just Like Cain [Who am I and Who am I Worshiping?]

Just Like Cain [Who am I and Who am I Worshiping?]

[Painting  by Mariotto Albertinelli] Cain— the first murderer— the guy with anger issues— the sinner of the Bible I have historically identified with the least. In the past, I've been quite appalled by Cain— appalled that his jealousy and anger over something seemingly easy to correct could escalate into the act of murdering his brother. [...]

John 3 “Do I lead people to love Jesus or to love me?”

John 3 “Do I lead people to love Jesus or to love me?”

If you are one of the many men and women who are participating in the international, interdenominational Bible study BSF (Bible Study Fellowship), the title of this post probably sounds familiar. This past week we studied the third chapter of John. In this chapter, we read about Nicodemus’ nighttime conversation with Jesus. Then, about John [...]