Category Archives: Christian thought

Me and Jack Chick

Jack Chick, the controversial Christian tract cartoonist died this week at the ripe old age of 92.  And my feelings are complicated. As a teen during the grunge era, hanging out in downtown Seattle before cell phones and riding public buses everywhere, … Continue reading

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The Boasting Bars of Steel

Lately, I’ve had to deal with a very interesting cocktail of emotions that stem from my own pride. Say hello to Anger, Despair and Paranoia. So, there they are, playing like terrible background music, trying very hard to set the emotional tone … Continue reading

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The Balcony

I had a vision the other day. Is it okay to say that? I know it sounds weird and maybe some of you are like me and you came from a background where people might have abused that word and now … Continue reading

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The Old Gardener

 It was the old man’s favorite time of day, the cool of evening, when the light of the setting sun gave everything a glow of ambient pinkish gold. It was also the time of day when he went to water … Continue reading

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Mama Bear Prayers

My pastor last Sunday gave an excellent sermon on the parable of the Persistent Widow (check it out, here) which goes like this:  “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. … Continue reading

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Dreams, Wheat and Tares

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending The Worldview Apologetics Conference and two of the guest speakers were Dr. Norm Geisler and Ravi Zacharias. I thought to myself, Norm is getting pretty old now, and this might be an … Continue reading

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Faith

Faith is a lot like a muscle.  And like a muscle, strengthening it takes time, effort and showing up.  It’s a discipline to strengthen in the sense that you can’t measure it by feelings or what you are seeing or … Continue reading

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