Caucasian Jesus

The other day I saw a familiar painting of "Jesus" that made me stop and shudder.  He was very caucasian, like California surfer-boy caucasian.  He had super glossy, golden flowing hair, a groomed beard that would make the hipsters jealous and to top it off, crystal clear blue eyes....

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Posted on October 17, 2013 .

God, Nashville And Ornithology

After leaving Nashville, TN., years ago, I said that I would never move back.  There was something in the water that everyone was drinking and I was no longer interested in being a part of the mass chugging.  Out of every couple that we knew closely, only one remained married.  There were affairs, massive alcohol abuse, drug use, extreme competitiveness, shallow churches whose main goal was to whisper the names of the "Famous" people who attended and the congregations who waited impatiently during the over-produced worship to catch sight of one of those exalted members to arrive.  Jonny and I packed our bags and never looked back....

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Posted on July 22, 2013 and filed under Anything and Everything.

Resurrection On Display

Was so much fun leading worship at Journey Church with All Sons And Daughters and a few other super talented musicians yesterday. What a beautifully creative church we go to. Resurrection was displayed from the message, to the music, to the video, to the girl throwing flower petals. Top to bottom the service was shouting "He Is Risen!" Here is a snippet from the service. This is a song called "Praise The Invisible" by our good friend Daniel Bashta and it opened the service....

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Posted on April 1, 2013 and filed under Anything and Everything.