Writings by Cole Huffman

A Pinch or a Pound of Salt

I’m thinking of salt. In Francis Chan’s book Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God , Chan quotes Luke 14:34-35, where Jesus said, “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; it is thrown out.” Here’s Chan’s commentary: “Jesus…is addressing those who aren’t willing to give everything, who won’t follow Him all the way. He is saying that lukewarm, halfhearted following is useless, that it sickens... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Aug 27
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The Violent Bear It Away

How would you answer the email below? It’s the Faith in Memphis question of this week: “Sunday’s tragic mass shooting at the Sikh temple in Wisconsin, coming just a few days after the tragic mass shooting at the theater in Colorado, continues a deeply disturbing American trend. “Since 1976, the U.S. has averaged 20 mass shootings a year – including 30 in 2003. “Why is America such a violent place? Why are we experiencing so many mass shootings? Is this sort of tragedy embedded in... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Aug 8
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