Little kids often go through an inquisitive phase that wreaks havoc on their parents’ hairlines.  “Why?” they ask.  Not once.  Not twice.  Always. “Why is the sky blue?” “Why do dogs bark?” “Why does Melissa get to watch R-rated movies and I don’t?” Fortunately my parents’ brown locks still sprout from their scalp, refusing to […]

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What is a Disciple?

I recently read a brilliant article titled Christianity Without Commitment? by a Moorlands College theology student regarding Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s definition of “discipleship”. (If you don’t know who Dietrich Bonhoeffer is, get to know him. He’s awesome). In this student’s message, he essentially asks the question, “What is a Disciple?” I will pose that question now […]

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What Does a Gold Medal Cost?

“We’re gonna die,” my friend moaned as we shakily descended the stairs to the Dungeon. I put my arm around her shoulders. We punched through the invisible door of heat at the threshold and left the summer day behind us. Even the sun was too scared to enter this place. Inside, the rancid stench of […]

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