True Christians look like Jesus

Scripture Notes on Romans 12 The Bible says that “the disciples [of Jesus] were first called ‘Christians’ at Antioch.” (Acts 11:26)  The word “Christians” means both “followers of Christ” and “those identified by Christ.”  The idea is that as people saw how these disciples lived their lives, it was evident that they belonged to Jesus […]

How to Think of Yourself in the Right Way

Do you ever get the feeling maybe you’re not seeing yourself accurately? “For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.”  -Romans […]

And Justice for All (Reflections on 9/11 and the cross)

I’ll never forget that day, and neither will you. They say that when dawn breaks over new-fallen snow, it’s like waking up to a whole new world… but I live in Florida. The only “new world” I’ve woken up to was heralded not by a carpet of fresh white winter, but the billowing black smoke […]

Grace and Self-Image

It’s hard to see ourselves for who we really are. “For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.” -Romans 12:3 Paul […]