Book Review: The Soldier Who Killed A King by David Kitz

Here is my review of David Kitz’s book, The Soldier Who Killed a King. Summary (from Amazon): A stunning story of Holy Week through the eyes of a Roman centurion Watch the triumphal entry of the donkey-riding king through the eyes of Marcus Longinus, the centurion charged with keeping the streets from erupting into open … Continue reading Book Review: The Soldier Who Killed A King by David Kitz

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Christmas 2017: A Baby, A Hope, and A Speech

https://youtu.be/CojUP5nRidA It's Christmas morning. Can you believe it? It snuck up on me. All the busy. All the must-dos. All the gotta-make-it-specials. I hope you're able to enjoy the day. Enjoy all those gathered around you. I pray that there are a lot gathered around you. But, even if there aren't a lot, or a … Continue reading Christmas 2017: A Baby, A Hope, and A Speech

Church, It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

https://youtu.be/ZeBv9r92VQ0 This is not the post I wanted for my return. I had planned on writing an introduction to a new feature on my blog. However, this is far too important. If you've read my blog for any length of time, you know I cannot stay silent. Charlottesville. Tragic. Horrific. But a surprise? No. Why? … Continue reading Church, It Doesn’t Have to be This Way

Repost: Compassion Wednesday: Oh How He Loves Us

https://youtu.be/TCunuL58odQ Play the song. Close your eyes, and just listen. It's easy to forget. The love. The incomparable, immeasurable love of God. We focus on the hurt, the hate, the anger, the fear. We see the pain, and we ask "Does God really love us? All of us?" And I say, yes. Yes He does. … Continue reading Repost: Compassion Wednesday: Oh How He Loves Us

Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?

https://youtu.be/6QvX4CwSmwY I have to tell you something, I'm a pretty selfish person. Always have been. I know what you're thinking. You can see this coming from a mile away. I'm going to say that I was/am selfish, but that Jesus changed me. You're right. I am. There's still a lot to change, though. I'm still … Continue reading Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?