What if Star Wars became the paradigm we used to understand life?

What if Star Wars became the paradigm we used to understand life?

What if Star Wars became the paradigm we used to understand life? So much of life is mirrored in the Star Wars saga. Every major life situation or dilemma is found in the hallowed stories of what is arguably the greatest movie series (greatest story outside the Bible) in all of human history.  All of … Continue reading

Mentors

Mentors

A big brother. A father. An uncle. A grandfather. A best friend’s father. A youth leader from church. Every person, but young men especially, need an older man to pour into their lives. We need someone to help us learn how to be a man. In our society, we put a lot of pressure on … Continue reading

An Unpleasant Emotion

An Unpleasant Emotion

fear ˈfir/ noun 1. an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. “drivers are threatening to quit their jobs in fear after a cabby’s murder” synonyms: terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation, dread, consternation, dismay, distress; More There you have it. Fear. When I think of fear, I can’t help but to … Continue reading

Captivity

Captivity

This morning I was reading Colossians 2 and verse eight stood out to me. This verse has been highlighted in my Bible for years now. Many years ago, as I spoke with a friend who was leaving his wife this passage came to my attention as my friend used all manner of worldly thinking and … Continue reading

Mystery

Mystery

The church we go to is in the middle of a sermon series titled, “Identity Crisis.” We are working our way through the book of Colossians. I have read Colossians, heard sermons on it and likely even preached a sermon from the book. However, I haven’t spent the kind of time in study of the … Continue reading