Please bear with me. I am about to be very vulnerable, and tell you a story that does not make me look that great. I wish I could say I am a completely non-judgmental person, and I give everyone an equal chance. But, I am human. I fight with inner judgements and biases everyday. If […]Read more "Selective Blessings. [Sarah McMillan]"
I have been watching politician after movie star after company icon exposed for their sexual sins. Before it was mainly TV evangelists. Now, the dark undertow pulls down the strongest of swimmers. We wonder how a man with power, wealth and a loving family would drive to a dark motel and plunge into the dark […]Read more "How to Read the Papers: Politician Resigns over Sexual Allegations [Andrew McMillan]"
Riding my bike along the coast, I saw an osprey carrying a small fish to her nest. I imagine the bird feeling the life squirming in her claws and thinking, “This is the way it should be.” The fish probably didn’t think so. At the same time, I was listening to the first bars of […]Read more "This Is The Way It Should Be"
I’m flying from Colombia into Fort Lauderdale. An hour into the flight, the young man next to me suddenly yells at me, “Quit touching me with your f’n elbow!” I said I didn’t know I was but I sure would be careful. I tried to talk to him, but he closed his eyes and turned […]Read more "Elbow Curses [Andrew McMillan]"
How could good Christians have slaves? How could Robert E. Lee fight for the South and slavery? If the Bible is revelation from God, why isn’t it clearer that putting a person in chains is the sin of sins? The Reformation five hundred years ago ignited the fire of freedom in every heart, but somehow […]Read more "Thoughts on Slavery and Robert E. Lee [Andrew McMillan]"
I watched part of the thriller, What Lies Beneath, with my wife yesterday. We knew before the movie was over, “what lies beneath” was not good. It reminded me of a dream I had…Read more "What Lies Beneath [Andrew McMillan]"
Luther said he was on the crapper when the revelation came.Read more "The Reformation and the Bathroom [Andrew McMillan]"