Tuck’s Blog

Where Would Jesus Sit?

“What would Jesus do?” This fundamental discipleship question became something of a fad several years ago as WWJD bracelets became a fashion accessory. You can buy these bracelets and T-shirts and other accessories on Amazon.com.  But then, you can you can also buy WWBD T-shirts (“What Would Bob Do?”).  That’s the problem.  WWJD was more…

A Really Bad Week

Our country had a really, really bad week last week.  There were two police shootings on Tuesday and Wednesday, one captured on video and the immediate aftermath of the other live-streamed.  I watched both of those videos, and even while warnings like “no rush to judgement” and “two sides to every story” kept running through…

Praise from the Pits

Normally I don’t get the chance to worship with a lot of different churches, but I have recently. In fact, we went to church twice last Sunday morning at two different churches. I made a point to look around as we worshiped, not at the worship leaders, but at the worshipers just to see if…

Why Did God Kill Uzzah?

In our reading today from 2 Samuel 6, David secures his new kingdom by bringing the ark of covenant into his new capital city of Jerusalem. The ark is simply placed on a cart while Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, walked along with it as David and all of Israel celebrate this important…