Thoughts on Ferguson

Even though I'm blessed to lead a wonderful multicultural congregation, and I've been active in leading a group of local clergy in dialogue with city officials (including the Chief of Police) about the issues of Ferguson

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WTH? and Other Eternal Questions

A few weeks ago, I taught on Jesus' story of the Rich man and Lazarus.  In it, I raised some questions on the traditional understanding of hell that many Christians have gleaned over the years from passages like this one. For example: How do we reconcile the words eternal conscious...

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Q & A (Part 3)

This is the 3rd and final question in our most recent Sunday Q & A time.  It was a question that left me ‘stumped’ and if you were here, you’ll remember me saying that I would need to do ‘some research’ and come back to it.  The question was, Q:...

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Q & A (Part 2)

I want to continue to address questions that were submitted during our Q & A time a few weeks back, but I was unable to get to because of time constraints. This week, the question is as follows: Q: Does God hear a sinners prayer, other than a prayer of...

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Q & A

Here at 1st Christian, we strive to be a safe place where you can come and explore, wrestle with questions of faith and life. This Sunday, we had the opportunity to put that value into practice as we opened up the teaching portion of our service discover what was on...

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