Holy confrontation: When we must dare to start holy trouble

Throughout my life, I have often found myself in positions that required me to confront people who have so much more—more power, more intelligence, more money, more authority—than I do. At various times I have been led by God to confront elected officials in the...

Be Thankful For The Cross

Matthew 26:46 While he was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. With him was a large crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests and the elders of the people. 48 Now the betrayer had arranged a signal with them: “The one I kiss is the...

When Momma Asks

In Scripture when mommas ask things happen. There were women who asked for their inheritance, some asked God for a child, one even asked for crumbs.  But this lady, she topped them all. 20 Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling...

Work It

Mathew 19 ends with the story of the rich young ruler.  He asks what needs to be done to inherit eternal life.  You see eternal life is not something you can buy.  It is something you enter. Jesus says:  Follow these commandments “‘You shall not murder, you shall not...