Our Thoughts and Words Matter

Nobody said U.S. politics were dull. Like most of the world, I watched the recent U.S. presidential race alternating between fascination, amusement, and horror. Sometimes all three at the same time. It’s the kind of election that will be analyzed from every angle for years to come. I’ve been sorting through my own thinking on … Continue reading Our Thoughts and Words Matter

“What Would Jesus Do?” is the right question to ask, but…

We all know about the WWJD gear. Those bracelets, of course. The t-shirts. The coffee mugs. The hippy Jesus doll. The hot air balloon. All that peaked maybe 15 years ago, though it still percolates in our collective Christian consciousness. The idea was sparked by Charles Sheldon’s 1896 book, In His Steps, a story about … Continue reading “What Would Jesus Do?” is the right question to ask, but…