How The Bible Really Talks About Fellowship

Today, “fellowship” is a weird word. If you’ve been paying attention, you might’ve heard it in Hollywood: the Fellowship of the Ring. More often though, it’s a church word, even if it just Christian-speak for something else. You might hear it in reference to some time at church, maybe between meetings, or perhaps on a […]

Be Careful With Kisses

Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. This saying, a proverb, highlights a problem that was happening 2500 years ago and is still happening today: people mis-diagnose relationships. Don’t misunderstand me. I’m not saying that the proverb is a rule about all relationships. To understand the saying, you have to […]

Belated Response to the Declaration of Independence

Dearest Representatives of the united States of America; We have received your letter declaring your absolving of all allegiance to the British Crown and we have a few belated issues. We noticed that your claims consistently made claims to a Supreme Judge, which, by common consent, we can’t deny or support that he-it-or-she exists. Indeed, […]

Rainbows, Promises, and Holiness

Today I saw a rainbow. We’ve had heavy rain the last couple of days. I had stopped at a traffic light as I was driving down from Farmington into Bristol. The radio (and friends) had reported that another cell was moving slowly through Bristol. Farmington was still bright with the shining sun but right across […]