There's a scene in Thornton Wilder's play, The Angel that Troubled the Waters, that captures the essence of waiting on God to fix the broken thing, or things, in our lives. The scene is a medical doctor that comes to the pool everyday wanting to be healed of his own depression, anxiousness, and deep sadness. … Continue reading What if God doesn’t fix it?
Every once in a while I like to do a sketch on historical Christians called Walking with the Giants. Not only does it draw on a strong link to the past, but also gives us insight into present day situations knowing that Christian brothers and sisters walked with Jesus just like us and have had … Continue reading Rich Mullins – 20 years after the accident: A Repost
Day 2: Abyss Watching: Staring into the pain of others “As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it...” Luke 19:41 One of God’s fascinating attributes is what theologians call immutability, which means that He is never overtaken by His emotions. He is in control, not only of the universe, but also … Continue reading The Dude Abides – Day 2: The Abyss
Jesus is better than your dream job, bigger than your budget, painfully aware of human limitation, and patient with sermon junky Christianity. He leads by humble example, lets time do its thing, regards obedience better than sacrifice, and is mindful of our insecurities. He fans a smoldering wick into a blazing inferno, stands under the … Continue reading Repost: Jesus is Better
"Did you mean to set ten tables up instead of 6? I'm the only one here and I don't have time to rearrange the room before the event." "Mr. Holman, your work is great but you only used one division statement instead of writing one for each one." I woke up this morning with both … Continue reading Oops… I did it again.
Setting up for a party of 400 is easy when you have a system and people that have done it 400 times. One problem constantly reoccurring is how cups are stacked and put back into storage. The stack that gets pulled to set the cups may say "Goblets", "Irish Mugs", or "High Ball", but that … Continue reading Keepers of the Promise