Our faith is holistic in the sense that it is the full belief, experience, knowledge, and saving power of God that is so overwhelming and transformative that it changes us at our very core and then expresses itself outwardly in our lives.Read more "One Story That Will Change Your Mind About Faith…"
The truth is that if the Church is ever going to find its heart, its soul, its first love again, then we will have to finally break away from religion, pettiness, and shallow, superficial, self-centered living in order to [re]discover our identity in Jesus Christ and the selfless, loving, and sacrificial way of the Kingdom of God as our united purpose in the world.Read more "This, My Friends, is Why the Church is Dying…"
No matter where you are in the world, or how you describe it, it seems to all of us as if we are careening into a future in which we hardly know what to do or where to turn.Read more "The Time Has Come…"
I see what the Church ought to be and what it has become.Read more "The Voice of God…"
The way I figure it: you either already believe I am completely out of my mind and have been for quite some time -OR- you believe that I am on the verge of being completely out of my mind at any moment. Either way I have absolutely nothing to lose!Read more "a story for the skeptics…"
When a loved-one in your life passes unexpectedly…everything else in the world seems to completely stop and to have very little significance. All you can do is sit in silence, mourn, and ask questions. Is this how it will be forever?Read more "tension…"
The truth of the matter is that there is nothing wrong with recognizing the fact that there are times when God does not answer prayer the way that I would like. And sometimes that means the unanswered prayer will make my life hard…sometimes unbearable…but it doesn’t mean that God is not there suffering with me or that God has turned against me and does not love me.Read more "suffering and the unanswered prayer…"