We Are All Blind

We all have moments of blindness…and are invited to see the world with the eyes of God.

Lessons in Authority & Healing

I started my weekend on Friday afternoon. My family decided to go to the movies. We decided that we were going to see X-Men: Apocalypse  (No fear, I promise you that, since the movie just opened, there will be no spoilers in this sermon.) As we drove to the theater, I noticed that many of…

Guess How Much God Loves You

Anyone who has ever known a kid has had the experience of reading the same story over and over and over again. And then reading it a few hundred more times. This is a story book that was a favorite of both my daughters. I read it about a million times. It’s called Guess How…

The Wisdom of Welcome

The other day on television, I was watching a reality cooking show called the Rachel Ray’s Kids Cook Off.  All of these 11 and 12 year olds are competing to win the chance to do an on-line cooking show and win money that will be put away as a scholarship to cooking school when they…

When Your Brain Lies to You…

  The human brain is miraculous and complex. The way our brains work allows us to be creative, innovative, collaborative, empathetic, humorous, and intelligent. The mind of the artist captures the beauty of the world in new and profound ways. The brain of the storyteller captures the human experience with all of its profundity in…

The Hunt for Easter

Nearly every year, I find myself standing with a bunch of other parents partaking in a familiar Easter ritual—the Easter egg hunt. We wait while the children are split into age groups and then for the organizers to give the signal that starts the search. It got me to thinking about my older daughter’s first…