But here we are now as wayfarers and travelers, with not even as much as a faint memory of where we used to be. Another generation, and the generation after that, has come along after us and has been introduced into a world, and a culture, that does not stop, that does not rest, that does not take time to breath, and does not understand our desperate need for sacred space.Read more "sabbath: the sacred space…"
The central purpose, the grand narrative, the over-arching achievement of God is to- bring heaven and earth back together as one.Read more "Heaven: Heaven and Earth Be One"
Our future hope does not involve us as disembodied spirits floating around, but rather people who are clothed in new bodies, fully integrated spiritual bodies, that will feel, touch, sense, experience, taste, smell, hear, sing, and talk.Read more "Heaven: The Spiritual Body"
The glory of God on earth is when we become the very embodiment of the broken body and spilled blood of Christ in every situation and circumstance by humbly breaking ourselves open and pouring ourselves out…not only for our greatest friends who may fail and wound us, but even for the vilest offender who violates us.Read more "a suffering servant to all…"
In solitude and silence we metaphorically come out from behind the bushes and trees and finally stand naked before God…exposed.Read more "solitude and silence…"
When our lives are dictated by our sinful and carnal bodies…we live enslaved and oppressed. But when our bodies are put in subjection to the ways of the Spirit there is freedom, life, and peace.Read more "living beyond the church answer (part 4)…"