Tag Archives: salvation

Young Man With Smoke Grenade

Jesus Christ: Terrorist

A pastor friend of mine recently posted this status on Facebook: “‘Just follow my rules and behave, and nothing bad will happen to you,’ is the exact opposite of the message of Christ.” It reminded me that the version of the Christian message I was

Hammer nail wrench screw

Do-It-Yourself Salvation

Garden of Grace United Church of Christ, Columbia, S.C. Readings: 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Year A): Philippians 2:1-13 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Year B): Mark 8:27-38 Our song this morning comes from a country music legend named Tom T. Hall. Born in 1936 in Oak

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

The ‘Duh!’ of a Disciple

A great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that the boat was already being swamped. But (Jesus) was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and (the disciples) woke him up and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that