Jesus wept

People ask me how I got better. I say “I cried a lot.” Crying is a natural body function like eating, or sex, but men have been shamed into shutting it down as a weakness, when it is really a strength.  You have been told “men don’t cry.” That is a lie,  they do. I cried 3 times before I…

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Place of worship

In Judges 19-20 a Levitical priest (a worship leader) is traveling home with his wife. They are just outside Jebus (Jerusalem) as night falls. They decide not to stay the night there because though inside the inheritance of Judah it’s a fortified city still held by the Jebusites, enemies of Israel. So they decide to…

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You get what you are

Nothing like a good wedding. I just officiated the wedding of Caleb a friend of mine I have know for over 20 years. nearly every one I met afterwords said something along the lines of “great job with the ceremony.” What they all didn’t piece together is that is was a great ceremony because I…

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