The Beginning of the Beginning

Zombies are having their fifteen minutes of fame.  AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is wildly popular.  Audiences flock to zombie movies.  By one count, filmmakers have produced over 500 zombie flicks.   At the core of this living dead genre is the idea of the zombie apocalypse.  The world as we know it utterly disintegrates as…

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Radical Generosity

Jesus watched people while they were putting money into the offering plates.  He noticed that rich people were tossing in large sums of cash.  By contrast, a poor widow emptied her savings by putting in two pennies.  What he says about the scene is what makes this such a memorable Bible story. Jesus said, “Truly…

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There’s Something Different About You

“There’s something different about you.”  We’ve probably all heard or said that at one time or another.  Somebody notices a change in you but can’t quite put their finger on it.  You’ve gotten a new hair cut, you’ve gone from glasses to contacts, you shaved your beard or grown one, you’ve lost some weight. It’s…

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