April 24, 2014

Self

Easter is all about self. Actually the entire Biblical story is about self: the battle of self against God.Oh, you may think it’s about the battle between Satan and God, but Satan is a minor league player compared to self. […]
April 10, 2014

Living Parables of Surrender

“Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” (Colossians 4:6) Matthew, Mark and Luke, are called the Synoptic gospels because they contain similar stories and follow similar time tracks. “Synoptic” […]
October 5, 2013

The Staples Incident (Part 2) – A Living Parable of the Kingdom of Me

When we last saw Sam (or you, recently?) he was up on the Throne of Me, in line at Staples, demanding, “So are we locked down here until the manager comes?” As Jesus was watching Sam’s performance he was shaking […]
September 26, 2013

The Staples Incident (Part 1) – A Living Parable of the Kingdom of Me

A few years ago I abdicated my throne in the Kingdom of Me and surrendered it to Jesus. I want him to be King. I really do. And he is in fact King of my life. In my daily prayer […]

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