The Stranger, the Bridge, and the Everyday Man

[The following is a work of fiction. The everyday man's resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is merely coincidental. The stranger's resemblance is another matter. -JMS] There once lived an everyday man in the everyday land that everyone else lived in. It was the only land he or anyone else had ever known. Inside... Continue Reading →

Resurrection Surrender

Easter is over, and for many people the death and resurrection story of Jesus will fade into the background for another year. But that fading certainly did not happen with Jesus's eleven apostles, or with the hundreds in Judea who saw the resurrected Jesus and believed, or with the thousands on the day of Pentecost... Continue Reading →

A Cross Ugly and Beautiful

This week, more than any other week, the world looks at Jesus's arrest, trial, and crucifixion. Even those merely familiar with the story know that Jesus didn't try to escape arrest or fight the charges that were brought against him on that Thursday night and Friday morning two thousand years ago. In fact, just before... Continue Reading →

Stealing the Ambulance

A story in Louisville last weekend caught my attention as I was scrolling down my Twitter feed. Apparently someone stole a Bullitt County EMS ambulance outside Jewish Hospital and eventually crashed it into the Home of the Innocents, a center that provides services to at-risk children and families. Fortunately no one was hurt at the... Continue Reading →

The Solution

Several years ago, on a vacation with our family, a friend of mine named Heath pulled out a 3x3x3 puzzle cube. He had learned to solve it and was working on getting faster. I was instantly interested, having spent much time trying to figure out how to solve the original Rubik's cube when it came... Continue Reading →

For the Love of the Word

The other day I finished reading The Lord of the Rings. It wasn't the first time I'd read the famous J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy. It's been a favorite of mine since childhood, and I've read it at least half a dozen times. I love the story, the characters, and the land of Middle-earth. So it didn't... Continue Reading →

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