My Father’s Business

Jesus didn’t promise only eternal life after we die – He promised a full life today. When we choose to follow Jesus, we start down the road of regeneration – the restoration of life as it was meant to be lived.

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Church Football Parties Are Lame (here’s why we’re throwing one)

I’ll admit it. I’ve long been a critic of watching a football game at church. I’ve been to a few “big game” church viewing parties in my lifetime. Lets be honest – they don’t quite reach the fun quotient of tailgating or even a good gathering at home with a few friends. The reason churches […]

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Jumping Off Bridges

Beginning tonight, we will lay out plans for The Table’s next leap. It’s a bold new vision – creating a space where the rich and the poor, the strong and the weak, the faithful and the faithless, have an equal place at a table of love, grace, acceptance, and forgiveness. And (of course) food.

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Stones, Social Media, and Supplication

Jesus and His followers taught us to pray (supplication) and ask for prayer in need, in pain, or in trouble. I had a painful reminder of that this week.

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Bursting the Bubble

Jesus went from place to place meeting people. Never once did he say “I can just show you who I am if you come to the temple with me.” In the years of my faith I have learned that living a life connected to Jesus is so much more than staying in a Christian bubble.

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