One of my favorite stories in the Bible comes from the very end of John’s gospel. Jesus has been crucified and resurrected, and has appeared a few times to his disciples. But at one point, it’s been awhile. The disciples are confused. They don’t know where Jesus is. They don’t know if they’ll see him … Continue reading A Radical Alternative
Dear Conspirators for Awesomeness: Allow me to introduce Darren Bouwmeester. Darren and I met through our common space in the blogosphere when I discovered his site, Momentary Delight, and at about the same time he landed here at The Awesomeness Conspiracy. I've invited Darren to share some thoughts here with you faithful readers. In addition … Continue reading Daring to Love — A Guest Post by Darren Bouwmeester
In my home church, we have a beautiful Christmas tradition of lining the altar with white poinsettias for our Christmas services. The bright blooms set against the greenery and lighting of the season makes for a stunning display. It is a gorgeous visual invitation into a very special experience of worship. It is an elegant, … Continue reading When our cures make people sick
While there is always time for opinion, dialogue and debate, I wanted to take this opportunity to simply share my prayer for us all on this Christmas Eve. Be of good cheer and celebrate well, dear friends! May your blessings overflow. If you are sick, may you find comfort. If you are hurt, may you … Continue reading A Christmas Prayer
If you’re on the internet reading this blog, I’m sure you’re aware of the controversy swirling around some comments made by Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson and A&E Network’s subsequent decision to suspend him from the show. I really had no intention of writing about this today. And, in truth, it’s not really what this blog … Continue reading Persecuted or Persecutors?