God’s Heart for the Helpless

There are people God likes better than you. You don’t notice them and don’t know their names. They are faceless statistics, grim ideas. They may smell like mildew or Fritos or urea or pickles. They have no Klout score. They may live alone in a shoebox apartment or down a country lane, or they may […]

Idolatry of the Family

Jesus didn’t die on a God-forsaken cross to preserve your horn-rimmed vision of 1950s Americana. He did not go through hell and back to secure the keys to an exclusive gated community. And he didn’t suffer lacerations so that your nuclear family could be photographed beside the tulips in matching shiny egg-white shoes. Jesus had […]