Reflections on Leaving: Farewells, Dead Fathers, and Following Jesus

As they were going along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.” To another he said, “Follow me.” But he said, “Lord, let me first go and bury … Continue reading Reflections on Leaving: Farewells, Dead Fathers, and Following Jesus

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Obedience is Better than Sacrifice

This is something I wrote on December 29, 2016, in response to God's very clear call to me the morning before. Sometimes obedience is following a known path. But sometimes it simply means going, when you have no idea where you are even going. I believe God can and does use both of these journeys … Continue reading Obedience is Better than Sacrifice