Do You Have the Faith of a Mailman?

Do You Have the Faith of a Mailman?

Do You Have the Faith of a Mailman?   While I’m happily married now, and have been for almost 20 years, I fielded all sorts of unusual questions when I was a single pastor, and dating. One in particular sticks in my mind. “Do you think I’m an apostle?” Do I...
Should Gender Matter in Christianity?

Should Gender Matter in Christianity?

When addressing Gender and Christianity, a particular example comes to mind.  Specifically the role of women in church leadership.  After telling wildly popular evangelical bible teacher Beth Moore to “go home,” influential fundamentalist preacher John MacArthur...

Believe Like Jesus: 4th Quantum Leap of Faith

While in Cincinnati a few weeks ago, I met up with my friend Lia.  Lia works out on a trampoline.  Before she can get much air, she warms up with smaller bounces.  Her story reminded me of the quantum spiritual leaps Jesus invites us to take.  Warm up bounces are a...