I Am That Guy

“Why evil?,” asks everyone from long time church going folk to militant atheists preaching on the Internet.  It’s a good […]
October 05, 2017 by Joel Hess

No Longer A Mystery! David Lynch and Jesus

A couple of weeks ago, the brilliant T.V. revival, Twin Peaks: The Return, came to a close. The writer and […]
September 21, 2017 by Joel Hess

Spiritual Anorexia

Recently a woman asked me, “do you think I’m a Christian?” She had recently become obsessed with this question. She is […]

When We Get Our Spiritual House In Order, We’ll Be Dead

“When we get our spiritual house in order, we’ll be dead. This goes on. You arrive at enough certainty to […]

Stay in the Boat!

Many people, even those who are remotely familiar with Christianity, know the popular story of Peter walking on the water. […]

You Are Already Dead! So Live!

“The only way for a soldier to not be afraid of wars is to accept the fact that he is […]

Jesus Doesn’t Need You to March for Him

Last week in our local 4th of July parade, our church’s float (which consisted of a tight three piece band, […]

A Better Altar Call

I still remember visiting a friend’s church. A fine church, I suppose. Bible based they kept telling me. It’s the […]

Out of Our Minds Yet Safely in His

“Pastor, they told me not to cry!” Helen cried frantically when I answered the phone.  “There are six bibles on […]
June 09, 2017 by Joel Hess

What Do You Tell People Who Already Know the Gospel?

The Gospel. I vividly remember the first time I was asked to preach to a bunch of preachers. Not just […]
May 25, 2017 by Joel Hess