Blog entry
Posted on February 4, 2008

It's sunny and 70 today, probably one of the most beautiful days it's been in a while. But in typical Kansas City fashion, winter will be back in full swing tomorrow. Take a look at the forecast:


If it wasn't Kansas City, I'd think "Winter Storm Watch" was a very early April fools joke from the weather forecasters or something.

Well, it's day 1 of our monthly 3-day fast. I've been spending some time praying through Ephesians 2 and 1 Peter 1. Perhaps...

Blog entry
Posted on December 21, 2007

"Anyone contemplating the life of Jesus needs to be newly and more deeply aware every day that something scandalous has occurred: that God, in His absolute being, has resolved to manifest Himself in a human life. He must be scandalized by this, he must feel his mind reeling, the very ground giving way beneath his feet; he must at least experience that ‘ecstasy’ of non-comprehension which transported Jesus’ contemporaries (Mark 2:12, Mark 5:42, Mark 6:51)." - Hans Urs von Balthasar

The phrase I always heard growing up around Christmas time was "Jesus is the...