Don’t let the title of this post fool you. If you’re thrown off by this image and the title then chances are you have never heard of the show from the early 2000s based on the life of comedian Chris Rock as a teenager. The show was entitled “Everybody Hates Chris” and chronicled the awkward misadventures of young Chris as he navigated the challenges of growing up and trying to find his place in the world. … More Everybody Hates Christians
Are you one of those people who needs someone to blame? When something goes “wrong” does your mind start racing looking for “who’s the cause of your disappointment”? Do you think, ” Why me?” Well have you ever thought, ” Why not me?” What makes so many of us think that we are so special … More Thank God for the Devil
In my last post, You Won’t Like Me When I’m Angry, I said that in my opinion the greatest miracle Jesus ever did was stay on the cross. Well, if that was the greatest, the second was to pray for the people who were cheering to see him there. Imagine that you have been betrayed. It … More Forgive Them For They Know Not…
In Ephesians 4:26, 27 it says “‘Be angry, and do not sin’:do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil.” This is a verse that I have had to remind myself of more frequently in the past few years than I ever have before. In general I am … More You Won’t Like Me When I Am Angry
“Just forgive it.” That’s something we try to tell our daughter Calista whenever something upsets her. We don’t expect that it makes too much sense to her at three years old, but the hope is that if she hears it enough it will start to work its way into her consciousness and eventually she will … More A Forgiveness Prescription
I’m convinced that whenever we ask questions from the depths of our soul, our lives become about trying to find the answers. For some people it might be something simple like “what career will I have when I get older?” Those people will probably work and work until they find what fits them. Then they … More Live Free or Die
On the steering wheel of my truck there is a cover with the letters WWJD on it. As most of you know, that stands for “What Would Jesus Do?”. For a long time you could find all sorts of new WWJD merchandise everywhere. Maybe it was because some people thought the world was about to end and … More What Would Pedro Do?