Good shall overcome

Good shall overcome

In God’s world and in God’s time, the darkness shall not overcome the light and good shall overcome some day. And so, we continue to sing with gusto our faith that “We shall overcome some day.”

Recreating Jesus

Recreating Jesus

Every culture has recreated Jesus. The most important missing quality of his personality is laughter. Where is the joy?

God laughs. Celebrate that God laughs and that you were meant to laugh too.

My crowd is bigger than your crowd

My crowd is bigger than your crowd

Bigger does not mean better. More followers do not mean the way is good or right. Sometimes the worst or most extreme causes attract large numbers. Bigger numbers do not mean something is more true, right, or correct. That is the way of the world, which places a high value on large followings like multitudes. The way of God is the good, the right, and the true. That way may be embraced by only a few.

The value of compromise

The value of compromise

The word compromise is a loaded term with multiple and even opposite interpretations. Yet compromise in the best sense—in society or in the church—occurs when people are willing to yield their position for the good of the whole.”

Give the king your justice, O God

Give the king your justice, O God

Give the king your justice, O God” is a prayer, from Psalm 72:1. The Psalmist prays for God to give his nation’s ruler justice. We need such a prayer today. O my God, I pray for you to give our leader your justice. Indeed, may every person on the planet pray the same.”