Please, for the love of your spiritual formation, stop reading yourself into the Bible.
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.
We’re here to restore people to fellowship, not power, remember that.
Welp, that’s five years in Canada for us. Let’s see what happens in the next five!
Divine Justice is equally retributive and reparative.
What am I to you, World, but a passing stranger?
How plagued we are by this broken duality.
I launched this blog one year ago today.
Love your neighbor.
Bear one another’s burdens.
Check out my book review of this 500-plus page behemoth of an expose about homosexuality, power, and hypocrisy within the Vatican and the Curia. Written by French author and journalist, Frederic Martel. Enjoy!
This is one of the most difficult write-ups I’ve ever dared to compose because it involves the celebrated Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. The man has influenced believers worldwide, myself included, to think critically about their faith and bridge the heart and mind in pursuit of truth. His talks at university forums have shaped the wayContinue reading “Ravi Zacharias: Apologist, Intellectual, and Serial Predator?”
“I don’t think that churches create narcissists. I think they give a platform for the narcissistic personality to flourish if they don’t have discerning skills.” – Scot McKnight So… I couldn’t help but think that we must develop a better way to root out dangerous individuals from our leadership structures. This sounds promising but itContinue reading “Two Practical Steps to Prevent Narcissists from Becoming Pastors”
A Dilemma The advent of the Evangelical Industrial Complex and its ugly younger sibling, Celebrity Pastor Syndrome, has forced evangelicals to ponder why they’re so attracted to the concept of global ministry success and the undeniable giftedness of certain personalities who occupy the stage come Sunday morning. But why do we allow ourselves to emulateContinue reading “Giftedness vs. Fruitfulness: The Hidden Dangers of Following Gifted Church Leaders”
“For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified.” – 1 Corinthians 2:2 Introductory Thoughts As we dive into this Sunday’s sermon on “Cruciform Worship” we must better understand that Christ calls us to worship Him in truth and in spirit. Without this understanding of true worship, we will beContinue reading “Sunday Review: Cruciform Worship”
The best life has to offer us is often on the other side of fear and trepidation.
We have sinned, we have acted wickedly.
Anti-intellectualism is alive and well within evangelical America and it shows by how and who they vote for.
In knowing more about the character and essence of God we know more about ourselves.