So, Lady Gaga landed in South Africa this week to much hype and controversy. The SA Council of Churches has been organizing marches to the department of arts and culture and getting a petition signed. They want to have Lady Gaga banned from the country or at least from performing here. So what is my response? Continue reading
I read an article recently called “The real Face of Jesus”, in Popular Mechanics of all places. It was about a British medical artist, Richard Neave, who created a culturally and historically accurate portrait of Jesus. Interesting read.
It does make me wonder why we picture Jesus a certain way. Do we have a need to see God? Do we need to put Jesus into a box that suits us? Do we need to make him more relatable?
I know I use certain words a lot: amazing, encouraging, awesome. But I really don’t know how else to describe this song. Every believer I know sometimes feels spiritually thirsty and dry. So this is always a necessary song to hear and sing. A real psalm.
…and know that I am God. That’s not the reason for my weeks of silence, just the lesson of my life for the last few months. It’s so easy to get side-tracked by the so-called responsibilities of the Christian life, that Jesus becomes very very small.