Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Do we have eyes to see?

There is very little in my DNA that inclines me toward patience. I frequently choose the self-check service at stores because even if I’m...

What child is this?

The traditional Christmas carol asks, “What child is this who laid to rest on Mary’s lap is sleeping?” That’s the real question as we...

Heaven on earth

I am blessed to serve as a pastor with Butler Avenue MB Church—Butler for short.  Butler is an incredibly diverse church on the southeast...

Hearing from God in the discord

It seems we live in a time filled with dissent. Often protest and dissent seem unruly, disrespectful, even chaotic. Many of us experience dissent...

Becoming “my church” people

There is one word that can ignite a range of emotion in a range of people unlike any other. There is one word that...

All of us together — the body of Christ

I didn't grow up Mennonite Brethren, but I feel like I am really part of this Mennonite Brethren family. A few months back, I...

Celebrating how our past must impact our future

I was born into a Mennonite Brethren family, and I didn’t fully understand its significance until I grew up, so to speak. I am...

Is the Bible worth reading?

Reading the Bible can be (very) hard. Even for seasoned believers, certain sections of Scripture can seem to have little cultural relevance to our...