The Living Water Project – A ministry FROM the homeless

It all began during one of the hottest days in July of last year here in Tulsa. As I sat with several of my homeless and formerly homeless friends in our men's Bible study downtown, our conversations were intensifying regarding those who were suffering and feeling the dangerous effects of the hottest summer days in … Continue reading The Living Water Project – A ministry FROM the homeless

Is Jude the Weirdest Book in the New Testament?

Pound-for-pound, Jude may be the weirdest book in the New Testament. One author called the book "bewildering." I still think weird sounds better. Why is Jude weird? Where else can you find phrases like: "these ungodly people...heap abuse on celestial beings." Or, "But even the archangel Michael, when he was disputing with the devil about … Continue reading Is Jude the Weirdest Book in the New Testament?

A Reluctant Icon: Charlemagne (Hangin’ with the Carolingians part 1)

[In the next few weeks, I will be publishing a series of articles under the heading: "Hangin' with the Carolingians." The Carolingian dynasty, which encompassed nearly two centuries (AD 686-840), is a fascinating era. This series will begin with a discussion on the high point of the period, the crowning of Charlemagne as Emperor of … Continue reading A Reluctant Icon: Charlemagne (Hangin’ with the Carolingians part 1)