Our Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories are plentiful of late. These theories come and go each time a culture undergoes significant change. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a conspiracy theory as “a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a...

A Winnowing Moment

In the last twenty-four hours, an intense winnowing has begun in the American Church. Our thoughts, motives, and places of personal deception are being tossed into the air by the Lord to encounter the wind of His Spirit. Much has remained hidden beneath the husk of...

The Jeopardy of Personal Omniscience

Great jeopardy exists when we think we have it all figured out, no matter what the subject. A sense of personal omniscience limits our options to the current level of our knowledge and experience. The only safeguard against this kind of jeopardy is to remain humble...

Putting Frustration In Its Place

I have hovered over my keyboard this morning, trying to write something. What I discovered in the waiting was a personal frustration at the state of our culture. Whenever frustration tries to press the keys on my laptop, I have learned to stop and wait. The resulting...

Spiritual Roundabouts

Today, a new traffic roundabout opened in our community. It is not like the ones we have in neighborhoods for local traffic. This one services a major highway and is large enough to enable semi-trucks to navigate easily. A roundabout is designed to keep traffic...