Love, The Muscle

Being a Christian today is tricky.  Then again, it has always been counter cultural, so I suppose it’s not much different from before in that regard.  But there is something about living in a time of big technology, big weapons, and big politics that makes the world feel small enough to demand our attention, opinion, … More Love, The Muscle


A lot of strange things in our government have transpired or been made known these past several months. While I haven’t published anything about any of it, I have been paying attention. And I’ve been asking questions… a lot of questions, mainly of myself and why am I reacting and responding to our government the … More Re-Constructing

Why Am I To Do?

Today is Easter, my favorite holiday.  As I celebrate the freedom that Jesus bought for me, I am mindful of the many people that are displaced, enslaved, imprisoned, addicted, and in many other ways not free.  What am I to do? That question is the very purpose of this blog, but it’s insufficient without also … More Why Am I To Do?

Trump, the Christian Vote?

My friend gathered with her extended family as they often would for dinner.  Given the controversial political moves since President Trump’s inauguration, however, the conversation naturally turned political. “Well, we had to vote for Trump,” said one relative matter of factly. Incredulously, my friend asked her why. “Because we are Christian,” she said in all … More Trump, the Christian Vote?

Not the American Christian, but A Follower of Jesus

So while it seems a small act, one thing I will do is say that if American Christianity finds the Executive Order to ban refugees to be an act that pleases God and shows the love of Jesus to His people—if this has become a Christian thing because our president claims to be Christian—then I must find another title for myself. … More Not the American Christian, but A Follower of Jesus