To Forgive or Not To Forgive

To Forgive or Not To Forgive was originally published on the Radius Church blog on November 16, 2016. That’s the question some of us are faced with on a constant basis. Just to get this out of the way early on, Jesus was REALLY serious about forgiveness. Forgiveness is essential. Forgiveness is love. Forgiveness is […]

Lost and Found

Lost and Found was originally posted on the Radius Church Blog on November 9, 2016. In the Summer of 1999, Stephanie and I were camp counselors. Once every two weeks the camp took a field trip to a theme park. One particular trip was to Disney World. We were excited to get to hang out together […]

The Opposite of Fear

The Opposite of Fear was originally posted on the Radius Church Blog on October 26, 2016. What do you fear? Cockroaches? Yuck. Spiders? Kinda. Clowns? Definitely. The election? A little bit. Rough seas while on some cheap “all natural” Dramamine? Oh yeah! Rejection? Ridicule? Confrontation? Yes x 3 = Me But the Bible says, Jesus […]

Breaking Dawn

Breaking Dawn was originally posted on the Radius Church Blog. I’m imagining what it must have been like for Joseph. Here he is leading his family to the town of his ancestors, his pregnant wife is about to give birth. I can imagine him leading the donkey along the path to Bethlehem. Mary is sitting on […]

Dark Times

  Dark Times was originally posted on the Radius Church blog. We live in a fast food society. When we want food, we get food. If we have to wait for it longer than we expect, we’ve got problems. In fact, some companies even promise free food if they can’t deliver in the promised time-frame. […]

Know Yourself

  To know God is to know yourself. When I went of to college, I entered a whole new realm. It would be the first time I’d been away from home for more than a couple of months. It would be the first time I really had to take care of myself. No parents. No […]

The Waiting Dead

180 minutes. That’s what the sign said above the new ride at the amusement park. 3 hours! And people kept getting in line. “Well, it’s what we came here to do.” We said. We got in line and waited. We looked around at all the people. We waited. We studied the architecture of the exterior […]