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What Would Jesus Do (WWJD)?… Or Is There More To It?

When someone says they’re a Christian, what does that really mean? Is it that they’re a nice person? Or that they’ve been baptized and go to church? Is it about being justice-minded, or about being conservative? Or could it be that you embrace the teachings of Jesus? Well, actually, none of these definitions capture what it truly means to be a Christian.

Pressure Test

There’s nothing like a little pressure to bring out what’s really going on inside… And it’s just as true in the little stuff as in the big stuff. Take my day yesterday… My boss called me into a meeting to tell me that the deadline for my project just got moved up by a week…Oh, and also that my coworker who was helping on the project would be out on an unexpected vacation for the next 10 days. Of course, that meant that I had to race across town to meet said coworker before his flight left to get the materials he’d been working on. The final straw was getting stuck behind a driver that was determined to go seven miles below the speed limit, seemingly just to keep me from making it there in time. That’s when I lost it. If I was a cartoon, you would have seen the steam coming out of my ears, but instead I erupted with an outburst that instantly made me thankful that I was alone in the car. Seriously? Again?! It seems like…


When did you first become aware of having political opinions? Who or what do you think shaped them?