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The Bible As An Adventure

Every once in awhile, I get a fresh reminder of how the division of the bible into chapters and verses can actually get in the way of our encounter with Scripture. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Reasons “Charismatic Methodist” Is Not An Oxymoron

Throughout most of the 20th Century and now into the 21st, charismatic and Methodist Christians have had very little to do with each other. read more

The Jesus Effect, Week 1 — “Trading Places” With Guest Preacher and Blogger Wayne Hobson

I spent this past weekend in Austin, Texas where I had the twin delights of presiding at a wedding involving a family I’ve known during my entire tenure at Good Shepherd AND staying with my mother, 103-year-old Betty Davis. read more

#TBT — Dallas Morning News (Unless It Was The Times-Herald, RIP), Summer, 1974

Here I am on the far left, in the hat, alongside Brad Stoffel and Jeff Turpin as we pose for a newspaper photo in July of 1974. read more

Questions About Anger Worth Pondering

At Good Shepherd, we began 2019 with a message series about anger called Up In Arms. read more

Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Reflections From A Third John Mellencamp Concert

Last Friday, Julie and I had seventh row seats at John Mellencamp’s concert at Ovens Auditorium. read more