Understanding the World of Jesus

Review: Understanding the World of Jesus, by Rose Publishing. One of the main reasons so many people fail to really understand the significance of Jesus’ message and actions is due to a lack of education regarding the time between the Old and New Testaments: the Intertestamental Period. Many people simply do not have the timeContinue reading “Understanding the World of Jesus”

The Value of a Life

Is the value of life Inherent or Imparted? Protests, marches, riots… It’s about race, but it’s also about something deeper than race. The true issue is at the core of our lifestyles, mindsets, and even our beliefs. Political and governmental organizations are not the only entities wrestling with the symptoms resulting from the core problemsContinue reading “The Value of a Life”

Dear Christians

Dear Christians, There’s an event recorded in John 8 about a woman being brought before Jesus who was caught sleeping with a married man. She was brought to stand before Jesus in the Temple (likely still naked in order to shame her). The religious leaders and attorneys said that the law commanded she be stoned,Continue reading “Dear Christians”

The Message is Justice

Last night, I was pacing back and forth through my house as I often do when I’m trying to mentally sort through something. My wife, Kacie, and daughter, Alyson, asked me what was bothering me. I responded that a lot of what I was seeing in the news about the protests did not make anyContinue reading “The Message is Justice”

Stay Angry: It is time for racism to die.

Officer: “Do you have a license and registration?” I was eighteen and driving to work from a church small group meeting. I was in Clermont, Indiana, one of the suburbs of Indianapolis. I was driving the speed limit and listening to the radio, when police lights suddenly flashed on behind me. I was confused, butContinue reading “Stay Angry: It is time for racism to die.”