We were carrying the cross in a shopping center and people were all around us talking to us. A guy walks out of a nearby store and sees us and he kind of did a double take. He just seemed like a normal guy. I knew from the look on his face that he was … Continue reading BROKEN AND HUNGRY PEOPLE ARE WAITING FOR US
This day we were carrying the cross in an area known for drugs and prostitution. We saw a transsexual prostitute across the street. He knew we were there but he was purposely turning the other way. I don’t blame him for doing that. He had no idea what to expect from these crazy people carrying … Continue reading SIMPLE LOVE CAN GO A LONG WAY
There are of course many reasons why we do not share the gospel. But there is one reason that is not talked about a lot, but it may be having the most significant impact on us for why we do not share. Could it be that even as Christians, we don't really believe in the … Continue reading WHY WE DO NOT SHARE THE GOSPEL
I would say that what I am about to bring up is my biggest heart cry for Christianity in America. I want to challenge you with this big and difficult question. Is the Christianity we are living even Christianity at all? It is a vital question that is beyond fair to ask. Our salvation could depend on … Continue reading IS OUR CHRISTIANITY EVEN CHRISTIANITY AT ALL?
This is for Christians. I say this again, this is for Christians. If you are not a Christian, this might sound crazy, but I do want to challenge you that you might find some reason from these thoughts. Surely most of us are highly concerned about radical Islam, especially since 911, the Boston bombing, the … Continue reading THE CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO RADICAL ISLAM
Honestly, it is difficult not to tear up as I tell this story. I told a story a few years ago on one of our blog posts about a time when we carried the cross in a lower income African American community. We were getting the cross out of our truck and a few African American … Continue reading REDEMPTION!
1 Corinthians 4:10 "We are fools for Christ." I just want to show you what can happen when we simply do what God says to do, even if it sounds crazy. I believe God gave me a promise that He would lead me to people who are hungry for God. Now, how He said to … Continue reading LOOKING LIKE A FOOL PRODUCES FRUIT
Refugees come from all over the world to Dallas. Many have lost and suffered more than any of us could imagine. When they come here, many do not have anything or anyone. It is an extremely difficult and lonely situation. How would you want to be treated if you lost everything and were forced to … Continue reading BEFRIEND A REFUGEE FAMILY
We are looking for people that will go love and befriend people living with AIDS at a home for hospice and respite patients who are dying or are in the critical stages of their illness. The goal is simply to love them, be a friend, and share your life with them. One of the sad realities … Continue reading LOVING PEOPLE LIVING WITH AIDS