Follow Me: We Follow Jesus in Everything

Many years ago my friend Erik went on a vacation with his friend Tom (not their real names). After a week in Colorado, they began their return trip to Des Moines. Tom offered to drive the first leg, as Erik had not gotten much sleep the night before. A couple of hours...

Follow Me: Everyone is Invited

Sometimes I can’t stand all the “titles” we Christians come to have. “Member” always seems too formal to me, and it also seems to imply that we belong more to an individual church than to the body of Christ. “Christian” also...

Listening to the Right Sources

I’ve always been proud to be an early adopter of new technology, even when that technology wasn’t necessarily ready for primetime. When I got my first iPhone I was incredibly proud of Siri and her ability to direct me anywhere and everywhere. Soon after...

Owning Our Sin

I recently had a friend write a confession on social media. She went into great detail about how she had made a mistake, how that mistake had affected others, what she had done about it, and what she was doing to address the issue in the future. I found such a social...