God, Jeremiah, the Runaway Bunny and Us

Growing up, my best friend was Scott Thompson. I’m not sure how or when we met, but I do remember he lived around the block from our house in Irving, Texas. For at least three years, Scott and I were best buddies. We were together most days after school. During the summer, I spent many…

The Passionate Side of Jesus

My father, like many of us, grew up knowing the Good Shepherd image of Jesus. That image of Jesus as the care taker, the all loving, the all forgiving messiah.  It is also the image of Jesus that has led many to believe or to perceive Jesus to be nothing more than a door mat…

What Are the Prophets Saying To US?

The role of the prophet is to allow the voice of God to speak through them. . .to let those to whom he or she is sent to know where and how they are failing in the eyes of God and to offer them the opportunity for repentance. Prophets can also bring good news and…

When Scarcity Is Truly An Abundance.

One of the newer non-reality shows on A&E is Hoarders. Based on the one episode I watched, the series covers the lives of individuals who have severe hoarding obsessions. The show begins by showing how this obsession is adversely affecting the life of the individual and their families. It graphically demonstrates their inability to literally…