Partying Like Jesus!

One human activity that transcends every culture is the Sacrament of Celebration. In every culture sharing a meal brings the potential of ever deepening relationships. I know in the church we talk about the Sacraments of Baptism, the Lord's Supper and Marriage. But we rarely talk about Celebration. From the weekly Sabbath to the Holy … Continue reading Partying Like Jesus!


"God made us plain and simple, but we have made ourselves very complicated" (Ecclesiastes 7:29, Good News Translation). When asked who is the greatest in the Kingdom, Jesus replied, "Unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the Kingdom of heaven" (see Matthew 18:1-5). Jesus' way was always different than expected and … Continue reading #simplefaith

Teachable Moments

Several years ago I had the privilege to witness a wonderful scene. It was a beautiful Kentucky spring day. Kids were outside playing in the neighborhood. We were sitting around the the table talking about life when a raucous came from the front room. Several children came running in the oldest carrying a robin. "Mom!" … Continue reading Teachable Moments