Show and Tell

Don’t be under any illusions, talking about your relationship with Jesus can be difficult. We fear people will see us differently. People may put you in a box. Your career opportunities may be affected. But followers of Jesus are called to speak. I know people who don’t talk about Jesus while they are at work. … Read more

Gospel Metaphors

Jeff Vanderstelt Gospel Fluency

Note: The following is an excerpt from Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt. I have found this book particularly impacting as I figure out what it means to be a follower of Jesus in everyday life. (Read my review.) In this particular chapter, Show and Tell, Jeff explains that followers of Jesus need to live in … Read more

Music in Syria Reflects the Gospel

I hope you didn’t miss this news story last week.  The Russian Mariinsky Orchestra performed an outdoor concert in the ruins of Palmyra, Syria.  Palmyra is a heritage listed archaeological site which was liberated from ISIS.  It is a place where mass executions had been held.  It’s liberation and the subsequent concert is so significant because it … Read more