Commonsense Christianity

Patricia Heaton is a Hollywood actress known for her comedy and her Christianity. A friend sent me one of Heaton’s recent tweets, and I thought it summed up the way a lot of us are feeling these days.  Heaton wrote, “If you are a common sense person, you probably feel like you don’t have a […]

A good chariot race

If I had lived in the first century, I would have bought tickets to the chariot races.  I love the football playoffs, basketball games, and, if I could ever learn to follow the puck, I would probably like ice hockey. I enjoy a fast-moving contest. A lot of Christians felt like we had chosen the […]

God’s team gets the win

People used to make jokes about the Dallas Cowboys being “God’s team,” but it’s really “Jerry’s hobby.”  I’d like to say that everyone would say last Sunday’s Dallas Cowboys game was incredible. But, we used to pastor in Atlanta, and I’m sure there are a lot of our friends there who would disagree. So, let’s […]

When Fear is Real and Reasonable

Sometimes evil has a face and a name. What kind of person grabs a little girl off the street, from her mother’s hand, and takes her somewhere to abuse her? But that happened in Fort Worth, Texas. Thankfully, some heroic citizens worked with police and the little girl was found and rescued. She is safe […]