What Keeps Me Awake At Night

In a recent sermon at College Park Baptist Church, pastor Michael Usey asked “What keeps you awake at night?” Then, he had us write those thoughts down on Post it notes and stick them on the wall. Afterwards, the notes were gathered and compiled for a word cloud that showed up on the following Sunday’s […]

A Different Gospel

Several times in the past, I’ve talked about how the Gospel is counter-intuitive  for middle-class, American Christians. Truthfully, there’s not much in there that sounds good for us. You know, like that whole “Last shall be first, first shall be last” thing? And, the Magnificat is a straight-up indictment of people who live well while others starve. Now, by […]

Why Didn’t You Tell Me That?

I’m going to start this with a massive understatement: Christians spend a lot of time with the Bible. It’s like our guidebook or something.  Great theological arguments are conducted over what it means, how to interpret it, whether it’s infallible or inerrant, etc.  I think we all agree the Bible is where God’s ultimate truth is revealed and that’s […]