I feel really ashamed sometimes, because in America we form huge choirs and have churches in spectacular buildings, but I know across the globe people are holding churches in secret, people are holding churches and they’re physically starving and thirst, people are holding churches in building with no ventilation and it’s 100 degrees outside.… Click here to read more
Robert Frost did not tell us that there were more than two roads in this yellow wood. He didn’t tell us that sometimes roads look the exact same either. Sometimes you have so many options and looking at them all is quite dizzying?… Click here to read more
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I’m sorry it took so long to get this up. School has started and it has been insanely busy for us here at JNN. Thank you for being patient! You guys are awesome! That said, I hope you guys enjoy this latest installment!
John 18:40 NLT
“But they shouted back, “No! Not this man. We want Barabbas!” (Barabbas was a revolutionary.)”
Barabbas was a revolutionary. He committed murder in uprisings. Yet, the leaders of the priests are here saying, “We have no king besides Caesar.… Click here to read more
“Helga is here to clean your room.” Yes, those were the first words uttered by JNN’s Bill Cooley as he knocked on our hotel door. I looked out of the window, and immediately I knew that last week was going to be interesting.… Click here to read more
How do we tell a generation of excess and instantaneous information that Jesus is enough? A generation that really popularized the “selfie”? A generation that is so incredibly focused on self-promotion and self-gratification?
We are in the generation that must get a certain number of likes on Instagram or Facebook or else the post/photo gets deleted.… Click here to read more
I love church. I love working for the church, but at times, I felt like it was becoming so much work. I was focusing on music, media, and creating a theme for a service. I wanted to make it be the best it could.… Click here to read more
In our day it’s easy to feel isolated amongst people. We “glue” our heads in our phones. Many of us can’t go more than a few minutes without checking our phones. We feel the need to stay connected constantly. When in reality we’re disconnecting from people around us.… Click here to read more
So, recently I have had some things happen that have made me feel pretty much like I had/have no one. I feel basically alone and useless. Yes, I text some friends and talk to people, but when you are at that place in God where you just feel alone, like the presence was stripped from you and you are struggling to get back into it.… Click here to read more
Back in the day, missions used to buy their coffins, pack their belongings in the coffin, and they would head out to where they were going. There was no “coming back.” They knew wherever they were going, they were not coming back.… Click here to read more
My uncle and I were talking the other day. My uncle, who is the former associate pastor of my church, and I are extremely close. Since he’s moved to Dallas, we’ve become kind of like best friends… at least to me.… Click here to read more
Have you heard about the confederate battle flag controversy? If you haven’t, you’ve probably been in a closet with no wifi or cell service. Wish I could do that sometimes.
Anyway, how should we, as Christians view this controversy? Why is it even relevant to Christians?… Click here to read more