Ankles Deep In A Grave

A couple of days ago, I stood as a member of the congregation, celebrating the resurrection of Christ. There was a powerful force behind the singing that morning that was palpable. I was struck with their passion as I stopped singing a few times to just look around, see, and listen to the worship. Read more

The Goodness of a Grave

Have you ever wondered what you want to be buried with? Most of us probably don’t even give it a second thought. But one man was buried with his Harley Davidson motorcycle. Another guy chose to be buried with his recliner. Some choose to be buried with their pets. And others are laid to rest in sports jerseys. One Ugandan man instructed his family to bury him with $55,000 in order to appease God on Judgement Day. Read more

God with Headphones

Have you ever tried to talk to someone who was wearing headphones? “Hey. Hey. Hey! Hello!” The arms begin to wave. Annoyance sets in. This is so rude!

Have you ever wondered if God was wearing headphones? You’re trying to talk to Him. You’re begging for answers. Why are these things happening in your life? You call and call.

Silence. Read more

Don’t You Fear For the Thunder

His little body shook as the boom of thunder filled our dining room. As a baby, he had no idea what was going on. And he was afraid. Even my three year old daughter was getting concerned.

I knew what they needed in that moment wasn’t a distraction, or even a set of logical arguments regarding the structural stability of our house. What they needed in that moment, was a song. Read more