Lenten Remix 29: Beyond Nations


  “The only way to follow Jesus is to go to all nations. Once there, we will realize that we have arrived at a place beyond all nations.”   References to nations exist throughout scripture. In perhaps the most famous verse of all, Jesus told his followers to go and make disciples of “all nations” […]

LOVE: Wrestling with the Wrestlings of Paul and the Root of Our Self


*Delivered at Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas on 9/18/2014 We are in the midst of a series entitled “Wrestling with Romans.”  I think if we are going to be honest with our self and study the book of Romans then we have to talk about the wrestlings of a Roman […]

A Devotional from a Book that has Some Occasional Shit In It


“But as for the towns of these peoples that the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, you must not let anything that breathes remain alive.  You shall annihilate them—the Hittites and the Amorites, the Canaanites and the Perizzites, the Hivites and the Jebusites-just as the Lord your God has commanded, so that they may not teach you […]