Jenga Theology

I would imagine most of us are aware of the pastime game of Jenga. The name comes from the Swahili word meaning “to build.” It is the game that begins with 54 wooden tiles that are neatly stacked in levels of three to establish a stable tower. The object of the game...

Apposite Thanks

If any culinary presentation is deserving of a blue ribbon, none is more so than the Thanksgiving Feast. Not the burger, shake and fries. Not a steak dinner. No sir. Art has its Mona Lisa. Auto racing has its Indy 500. Music has Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. And Hollywood...

The Resumé of Christ

Resumés are a funny thing to use when we are seeking a job. Why? Well, when we are looking to be employed by someone, we do not stand up and announce any or all of our failures that would disqualify us from that particular line of employment. Rather, it seems to be a...

Raise Your Ebenezer!

I enjoy many of the praise and worship songs that are sung in churches today, but I have to be honest and say that I really miss the hymns. That’s the music hardwired into me as a child; the hymns will always be the tunes and words that speak to my heart the most....