A Prayer for Our Nation

by Matt Erickson Let us join together in praying this prayer today. Lord, we lament the state of our nation.Lord, we lament the divisions between us as people in our nation that we cannot seem to resolve. Lord, we lament the pain, confusion, hatred, and violence that seems […]

Tyranny & the Wise Way Out

The story of the wise men on camels bringing their gifts is intertwined with the story of an insecure, paranoid, narcissistic tyrant orchestrating terror and chaos from his palatial office. Listen to the familiar story again, this time with your eyes glued on the pathetic sociopath spinning lies and plotting peril in the Christmas story.

A New Year, A New Song

If you’re like me, this New Year’s Eve you can’t decide if you feel like singing for joy as we put 2020 in the rearview, or whether you feel like crying alone in a corner, sucking your thumb, and loading up on comfort food to numb the pain and trauma of 2020. The wisdom of the Scriptures would suggest we probably need to sing most when we mostly feel like crying.