Passively walking through life as if there is no battle raging, no villain lurking, and no evil to be delivered from, will lead you into a place of self-absorption, apathy, and blindness. You will remain lost, stuck, confused, without hope, and completely in the darkness.Read More →
Even God doesn’t forget our sins…He chooses to remember them no more. (Hebrews 8:12) Forgetting what has happened to you doesn’t fix the bitterness that you still hold inside. Choosing not to remember, choosing not to hold against someone the wrong they’ve dealt you takes a depth of character and maturity that many of us struggle to find. Read More →
Forgiveness begins with acknowledging you and I have a debt that we owe. It is not a financial debt as Jesus’ story describes. It is a sin debt. Our sin separates us from God. We have to recognize that this is the reason we are soulstuck. Read More →
The Kingdom will come. Of this there can be no doubt. And when it comes to earth, will you be in the middle of the crowd inviting it and creating spaces for it to come down? Or will you be standing on the sidelines waiting for something you had no part in?Read More →
“The widespread assumption today that ‘the kingdom of God’ denotes another realm altogether, for instance that of the ‘heaven’ to which God’s people might hope to go after their death, was not on the first-century agenda. When Jesus spoke about God’s kingdom, and taught his followers to pray that it would arrive ‘on earth as in heaven’, he was right in the middle of first-century Jewish theocratic aspirations…so as…to tell the story of how Israel’s God becomes king of the whole world.” N.T. Wright When I was a kid, I loved to play “King of the Mountain” with my friends. We would go to aRead More →
It is my prayer as you read this that you would be able to see past the difficulty of seeing beyond. There is a reality that we all are being invited into, if we would only allow God to take off the blinders to our souls. Read More →
Belief is important. There are many good and sincere ways to live. But sincerity won’t get you far if what you are building your life on is a lie.
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