Love Is…

Love is a loaded word.To use it too soon in romance   is to risk losing the romancee,   yet to use it too late is to do the same.It’s carefully aimed and timed, like a precision bomb,   hoping to strike its target with such accuracy   that its powerful blow will shake their world   without causing unneeded…

Love Your Villains

There are two ways to pursue justice: (1) through the hatred and vengeance Satan offers us or (2) through the love and empathy Jesus offers us. The first is not actually justice, but something else. The second is an identifying mark of the Christian. Listen: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Google Podcasts.

Love, Peace and Racism

In light of what the world is going through, we take a pause in our new series to talk candidly about racism. You can watch above or download the audio on the 1208PODCAST on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play or listen on our webpage.

Jesus and Judas

Jesus didn’t just preach on enemy love, he demonstrated it for us. Looking out at those who accused and murdered him, he cried out from the cross “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” (Lk 23:34). Just imagine putting an innocent man in an electric chair and him saying that to all…

Enemy Love Demands Our Attention

Today we often hear the stories of how the church has loved those who have loved them, but to that scenario Jesus essentially said, “So what?” Or to use his actual words: “If you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?” (Mt 5:46)….