Why did Jesus Wash Judas’ Feet?

On Sunday, Pastor Doug asked the question, "Why did Jesus wash Judas' feet?" Jesus knew who he was, that he had all authority.  Everything about what he did here was contrary to what our culture.  Yet he stepped down in humility into the role of the lowest servant and washed his disciples feet. Jesus knew ...

Computer Integrated Thought

Every since I began to learn about computer networking I've been fascinated by the concept of connecting people together like we connect computers. Today's advancements in technology are bringing the reality of a world where we interconnect our minds with and using computers. What are the moral and spiritual implications of joining our minds to a computer integrated reality?

Birthdays

Sometimes it takes a lifetime to learn the value of love.

Starting a Party

There are birthdays, baptisms, graduations, weddings, baby showers, parties, conferences and funerals.  We all have events in our lives that are important.  At each of these events we find people, some we know well and others we will come to know.  We share time, memories, food, and drinks. A few Sundays ago was youth takeover ...

The Modern Day god

How do you see God?

Camille

There was a time when I looked at the sky and wondered where something so beautiful came from.  I laid down on a royal green carpet of grass containing every imaginable thing made from sand, rocks, sticks, leaves and pine needles. The warm air filled my body and shifted my locks under the swaying pine trees ...

An Altar

We all build altars to a god. Which one is your alter for? Exodus 20:22-24 And the Lord said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel: You saw for yourselves that I spoke to you from heaven. Remember, you must not make any idols of silver or gold to rival me. “Build for me an altar made of earth, and offer your sacrifices to me—your burnt offerings and peace offerings, your sheep and goats, and your cattle. Build my altar wherever I cause my name to be remembered, and I will come to you and bless you.

Being Intentional

It was well after midnight.  As I laid in bed, I just couldn't calm my mind.  Maybe it was the fact that I had 4 cups of coffee in the morning instead of my regular two. I should be tired after having stayed up until 2:30am the night before and driving home from our family ...

The fire

On Monday night while traveling on a business trip I decided to take advantage of the hotel mixer.  I had no intention of shutting the place down, but I stopped to talk with another hotel guest and he began to share his story with me. He lives with his sister and her two children.  A ...

Time to…

Priorities, busyness, and the spiritual dimension of taking on others burdens