Pentecostal Power Revisited

As I am reading about and reflecting on the events on Azuza street, over 110 years ago, I'm struck by how disappointed and disillusioned W.J. Seymour became in the new Pentecostal Movement. At it's very start, it broke down barriers of race and class and language, as the experiences of miraculous Holy Ghost manifestations, especially … Continue reading Pentecostal Power Revisited


Josiah’s Lunch Break

This past weekend, instead of preaching a sermon on the boy who gave his lunch away from John chapter 6, I wrote a story to illustrate it. I think it's far better to read the story than hear me read it to you, so here you go. One day a boy named Josiah said to … Continue reading Josiah’s Lunch Break


Another song blog from “Sleepers.” Sorry that I took a break from these for a few weeks. December is BUSY! This is a song about repentance. The mistake that some in Christian faith traditions make, in my experience, is in thinking that repentance ("changing your mind" is the literal definition of the original Greek term … Continue reading Turn