October 30, 2014.Reading time 9 minutes.
Matthew 22:15-22 Lions and tigers and bears—oh my! But in this case, it’s money and religion and politics—oh my! Yes, that’s right. It’s time to talk about these SCARY things. It IS almost Halloween, after all. Let’s talk about money, first, which leads to politics, which leads to religion! Jesus of Nazareth probably wouldn’t be […]
October 19, 2014.Reading time 11 minutes.
Philippians 4 All life is suffering. This is the first and truest of the Buddha’s Four Noble Truths, an essential belief for Buddhists—that sorrow, loss, and death await all of us and the ones we love. Sounds depressing, maybe, but it is true. And you don’t have to be Buddhist to believe it. Everyone “suffers” […]
October 1, 2014.Reading time 10 minutes.
Matthew 21:23-32 I was in the church office last Sunday facilitating a wedding planning meeting when one of the children from the church burst in the room. He politely stopped in the doorway, though, and asked me a question: Is there a door that leads to outside? Let me explain how the office is set […]