Are you familiar with slavery? Familiar with the feeling that your doing something you’ve told yourself you’d rather not do? Are you familiar with the feeling of having to fulfill an obligation no one could pay you enough to fulfill? Have you felt like the victim of your own onslaught of thoughts? These are just… Read More Joshua the Unlikely Ruler
I wanted to write about this subject three weeks ago but am just getting around to it now. This subject is “unbiblical” to the conventional Christian. There is no life beyond church they would say. I have even heard people within the church call people who have left their church “bastards.” Yet here is where… Read More No Man’s Land. Life Beyond Church
He keeps turning my eye here. I try to focus on other things in this world or his kingdom and he keeps pointing me to this thing called happiness, this thing called Joy. Perhaps the wide road is the one of worry, fear, anxiety and frustration and the narrow road of heaven we’re actually invited… Read More Joy
We are meant and created to live life in a limitless field without fences. With endless grass and freedom of movement. No hindrance, or restriction, with vision as far as the horizon and beyond. Beautiful breezes and freshness. There are things in life that cause us to feel fenced in, restricted, … trapped. Sometimes these… Read More Freedom
Introduction We serve a god not of contract but a god of covenant. The idea of covenant is largely lost on the modern western world. Nothing is forever. There is always a loophole, fine print, an agreement that’s been arranged, an appeal. Prenuptial marriage arrangements, abortions, and a world of child support regulations, etc.,we swim… Read More Covenant
God is not a feeling of rejection telling you you don’t measure up and just aren’t good enough God is not the one who continually brings up your past accompanied by feelings of bitterness, regret or shame God is not the one telling you you deserve to be treated poorly, with persistent difficulty and grief… Read More Who God is Not
I found myself not feeling the same effect of my relationship with God for a season of my life. I had experienced great change, experienced some intense relational and work stress and found myself making efforts to control my surroundings in order to manage my peace and somehow restore the inner stillness in my mind… Read More Peace where are you??