Merry Christmas from Out of the Wilderness!

I was driving around town the other day and came across a holiday-inspired home and thought it would be the perfect picture to post on Christmas. So here it is: Nothing says Merry Christmas like lights, music, and Charlie Brown. But let’s also remember the true “reason for the season,” the birth of Jesus. HeContinue reading “Merry Christmas from Out of the Wilderness!”

Contrary to popular belief, no politician can ever save us

I was working on a different post (my favorite U2 songs) and started writing about “Where the Streets Have No Name.” As I wrote, and then watched U2’s Super Bowl halftime performance I was flooded with thoughts. I’m trying to write them down now but mostly I can’t shake the thought that no politician, noContinue reading “Contrary to popular belief, no politician can ever save us”

This is rocking my world right now

I’ve written about a book I picked up from Thriftsmart here in Nashville, a book by William Barclay in the Daily Bible Study Series- the Letter to the Hebrews. You can read that post here but as odd as it may be, I can’t help but write about it again. Just in the past fewContinue reading “This is rocking my world right now”

Is being a Christian really this easy?

There’s a talk radio host in Nashville I love listening to and one day he had this most simple yet profound thought summarized below… As a kid, all you really need to do is get good grades and obey your parents. If you do those two things, the world will open up to you inContinue reading “Is being a Christian really this easy?”

Jesus, The Risen 1k -aka- The Empty Tomb Trot (3 years running)

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb,Continue reading “Jesus, The Risen 1k -aka- The Empty Tomb Trot (3 years running)”