2 a.m. Anxiety

2 a.m. Anxiety

Earlier this week I found myself awake in the middle of the night again, laying there in bed and worrying. I fretted about money: Would I be able to pay for next month’s utility bill? Did I pay this month’s credit card bill? How did I find myself...
Remembering a Friend

Remembering a Friend

I wrote this blog post a few years ago, and felt it should be shared again today … * * * My roommate Mike would come home at the end of the day, and inevitably he would talk about Libby, a beautiful godly young woman from church. She was different, and he was...
Communication Sandwich

Communication Sandwich

Well Done I appreciate the dynamic conversations we’ve have on the blog. The breadth of perspectives is thought-provoking, pushing us to think beyond our Christian assumptions. I’ve got a suggestion on how to improve the discussion even more: Use the...
What Makes for Good Worship?

What Makes for Good Worship?

I’ve been serving in my church’s worship team regularly for the past few months. We have five services each weekend, so I can’t help but think about the songs I’m playing on stage. I’ve found myself wondering how we on the worship team...
Sexual Compassion

Sexual Compassion

For the past few years I’ve found myself especially aware of the challenges experienced by those who deal with same-sex attraction. Something Gary Thomas wrote in an article published in 2009, “Sexual Compassion,” gave me fresh insight into this...