I think part of the problem is that I sort of lost focus. I had begun to drift into what can be a dangerous area for writers. I had started to think I needed to write about things people wanted to read.
Worship or warfare? A tale of pens and swords.
If the pen is indeed mightier than the sword, it can’t simply become a sword. It must serve a higher purpose.
Sometimes the bar, why, he eats you…
Our power to rationalize is indeed formidable. But mostly, it’s bull...
Here is the church, here is the steeple…
Instead of a church that’s more like us, maybe we should be seeking a church that looks more like Jesus.
Where moth and rust consume
The “treasures on earth” Jesus rebukes are the systems and structures that oppress, objectify and dehumanize others at the altar of self-righteousness, exclusivity and superiority.