April 10, 2015 by wally metts 0 Comments
There was much hand-wringing on NPR the other day, wondering what Christians will do now that the tomb of Jesus has been discovered. With his bones.
April 5, 2015 by wally metts 0 Comments
For centuries Christians have put little cemeteries by their little churches and on the outskirts of their little towns, waiting for that blessed hope, the glorious appearing of our great God and savior Jesus Christ.
April 2, 2015 by wally metts 2 Comments
As Baptist we didn’t even observe Good Friday. We prided ourselves on not even having a liturgy. We did, of course. We just never wrote it down.
March 26, 2015 by wally metts 1 Comment
Give Them Grace is a helpful corrective to making more rules, and a healthy reminder that grace is sufficient. Even for parents.
March 23, 2015 by wally metts 0 Comments
The impulse to be kept “safe” is leading to more and more limitations on speech. To say speakers or teachers makes your feel “unsafe” is becoming the easiest way to shut them down.
November 13, 2014 by wally metts 1 Comment
Militant irreverence makes us pigs, by Christ’s own words. Not contempt for our views—but contempt for our God.
October 23, 2014 by wally metts 5 Comments
Righteousness and peace come together. They have kissed each other. Is this a polite kiss? Or a passionate one?
October 16, 2014 by wally metts 2 Comments
Like the Hebrews, who posted pictures of their favorite foods from Egypt on Instagram, we focus on what we want. Our deprivation increases desire.
January 20, 2014 by wally metts 0 Comments
We can do small things with great love. But can we do them for selfless reasons?
December 2, 2013 by wally metts 2 Comments
Tonight there were four candles on our table, but only one was lit. It is the first week of Advent and, if you let it, every meal can be turned to worship.
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