God is silent. My few and futile prayers blown away by cold, winter wind. Never reaching the gilded throne room of my Creator. Do I know that He is there? Of course…most of the time. Have I abandoned by faith? No….but I admit that there is only a little of it. Almost eleven months ago I lost my … More Silent
There are times when I post personal quandaries. This is one of them because I am feeling overwhelmed at the moment. This week my father entered to hospital with end stage Parkinson, pneumonia, congestive heart failure. He has very little time. We were never close, I guess partly my fault, partly his. I don’t remember when … More Losing Focus…
I am in the process of reading a book by Steve Brown called “Three Free Sins”. It challenges many of the false concepts in Christianity that have become entrenched in Evangelical culture. I will write a complete review when I am done with it. Suffice to say, it will make you think about what you believe … More Really Free?
This is the last part of a brief look at the words of Jesus and what He meant by them. I saved this one for last because this is the one that most Christians explain away when it comes to making pronouncements about others sins. “Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. … More Jesus Didn’t Mean What He Said? Pt 3
“If someone slaps you on one cheek, offer the other cheek also. If someone demands your coat, offer your shirt also.” Luke 6:29 NLT Many of my fellow Evangelicals have selective obedience. The verses in Scripture that are bantered about and hurled at unbelievers and believers alike have to do mostly with sex, submission of … More Jesus Didn’t Mean What He Said? Pt.1
Long ago in a galaxy far, far away…oh wait, that is a different story. In 1981 I became what is known as a “born again Christian”. Stepping through that door of faith has taken me on a journey that I could never have imagined. I have had many great experiences and met some amazing people along … More Why I Am Still An “Evangelical”
Every year many Churches “celebrate” Independence Day in worship services, and with other church related activities. Some have flag strung platforms and echoes of patriotic hymns fill many sanctuaries. Patriotism, and pride in USA are elevated and embraced. The question that has disturbed me more each year, is why? There are many churches holding to the fundamentals of their faith with steadfast … More Jesus Died For Red, White, and Blue…