Death By Bread & Clothes Alone (Matthew 6:25-34)

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns,Continue reading “Death By Bread & Clothes Alone (Matthew 6:25-34)”

On God & Money: Who and What is in Service to Whom? (Matthew 6)

“No one can serve two masters; for a slave will either hate the one and love the other, or be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth.” (Matthew 6:23–24) The Splitting Apart This past week news broke that the Joel Osteen’s mega-church called “Lakewood Church” in Houston TexasContinue reading “On God & Money: Who and What is in Service to Whom? (Matthew 6)”

My AFSC Message is Online

I was given the wonderful opportunity to speak at the American Friends Service Committee’s Corporate Gathering this past Saturday on the subject of Zacchaeus, Single-Stories and Bayard Rustin’s “Angelic-Troublemakers.” If you’re interested in reading that message, you can jump over to their Acting in Faith Blog and read it there: Zacchaeus, angelic troublemakers and heartsContinue reading “My AFSC Message is Online”

Whose Desire is Going to Run Us? Matthew 6:1-18

We All Desire Another’s Desire Like many kids growing up, I worked hard to gain the approval of my parents, teachers, friends and pastors. One year in college when I ran for class president, I did it on a whim. I thought it would be funny to see if I could win (real noble cause).Continue reading “Whose Desire is Going to Run Us? Matthew 6:1-18”