Category Archives: (Not So) Deep Thoughts

Rubruck and the Khan

Late in the year of 1253, William of Rubruck (a Franciscan monk), arrived at the court of Mongke Khan, the grandson of Genghis Khan and ruler of the largest empire on earth. After spending more than a year at court … Continue reading

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The Pulse Massacre and a reasonable response

Last weekend over 50 people lost their lives when a Muslim gunman who claimed allegiance to ISIS opened up in a gay nightclub in Orlando. It was a terrible act of malice driven by any number of factors still being … Continue reading

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Was Jesus a man like us?

Gentlemen, the question has been asked, was Jesus a man like us? Leaving that whole “Son of God” thing aside, the answer still seems pretty obvious: When it gets too hot in the summer, we drink iced-tea and sit in … Continue reading

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A Quote for Christmas

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” Dr. Seuss “Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel … Continue reading

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Run, don’t hide.

The cross of Jesus Christ cannot be revoked, nor would it be revoked even if God were able to do so, for it is the defining expression of His love for His children.  How sad is it then, that so … Continue reading

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A God-sized burden

For some reason, when it comes to sharing our faith, evangelism, we have a tendency to believe that when we start the conversation salvation is in the balance and we are responsible for the outcome. In doing so we assume … Continue reading

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A question worth asking?

Eternity. Sounds like a long time. Probably is. To be honest, it’s hard to wrap your mind around. The idea that there’s more out there beyond this present life seems almost silly sometimes, and somehow distant. Like that dream you … Continue reading

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