Just a regular guy

I went to Covenant Baptist Church on a recent Sunday morning. I stop in now and then. Their pastor just left for another church, so Covenant...

Forget the Angles

I have a preacher friend who lives in an old farmhouse that he is restoring himself. He’s one of those “do everything” guys. Gardening,...

James, John, & Crazy Joe

It happened in one of those quiet moments when nothing much was going on. Peter whistled while he mended a net. Bartholomew picked at...

The richest man in town

Delivered as a sermon at Sage Chapel, Cornell University, April 9th, 2006 Jesus of Nazareth was in town, and the word spread quickly. Whispers moved...

Crocodile Hunter

When I first came to know Jonah and Robert, I was very eager to please. They were my first real wheelchair friends. When I...

The Smallest Person in All the World

This story originally appeared at RealLivePreacher.com in two parts. Part One: The Rabbi, the Woman, and the Cities The Rabbi (Twenty Years Before) Jesus, son of Joseph, what...

The George Stories

These three stories were posted in this order in January of 2003 at Real Live Preacher. This was VERY early in my RLP adventure....

After 56 times around Sol

I have completed 56 trips around the Sun. I am a middle-aged man. There is no hiding that now. In my 40s I could...

A Religion of Denial

Originally posted in 2006 at RLP Back in the early 90s, a man named John was a member of our church. He was a professional...

Seeing Gravity

For a brief period of time in 2001 I started seeing gravity, and my world turned into a slapstick comedy. It began when a...