And, while I find blatant misinformation hard to accept from the Justices of the Supreme Court (sound bytes available to prove it) this week, the truth is, we’ve all been there — taking an irresistibly delicious sound byte, blacking out with excitement, seeing red in bloody retribution or rightness, and running with it to share…
How a thing starts often sets the course of orthopraxy (church practices). It is impossible not to notice the two very different structures adhered to between Charismatic / Full Gospel / Evangelical and the more traditional, even Catholic, structures of those who follow liturgies or the formal training of Presbyterian / Lutheran / Methodist /Continue reading “Part 2: Structures ‘In Spirit & in Truth’”
People were passing in fast-forward motion, in and out, all around. I took my seat after being shot; I sat in a daze: My heart was on the floor, blood pulsing out and bursting and staining. I did not expect to find hope; I did not wish nor ask for you to come: But IContinue reading “Created Chimeras”
Imagine, if you will, a training exercise. An epic, global training exercise. An exercise well-planned by experts who have concocted an infectious disease scenario to usher in a ‘global reset’ — that is, a resetting of economic, governmental, and national orders. But, imagine, if you will, that this is only a drill… What latent effectsContinue reading “Countless souls jeopardized by a global training exercise…”
While any parent can benefit from what I am about to share, this is specifically for those saints who have become too comfortable in their settings and, especially, in the church building. Statistically speaking, many already know that a child is multiples of times more likely to be abused by a family member or closeContinue reading “Children Wisdom”
As I was in denial about what went into my mouth, they were in denial about what came out of their mouths.
For the organized, institutional, lawful, and justice systems, have been proposed the autonomous (zones), mob-rule, vigilante justice, reparations, and lawlessness (defunding police). Are these good solutions? And what ‘problem’ do they really highlight?
But if you find your bed so perfect here, your toys so wonderfully plentiful, your own strength so delightfully lithe — as His child — shall He not address the imperfections and transgressions of your tears?
When you try to relate with worldly culture, you unwittingly reinforce it. This is why no culturally-relatable ‘gospel’ of Christ can long remain in Christ: a double-minded Jekyll and Hyde reside within the fabric of the being who claims to be a ‘new creation’ in Christ, yet still identifies as much or more with their own ‘human nature’.
…Shortly thereafter, humanity, through Adam and Eve, adhered to the words of the Ungodly One and began constructing the devil’s new reality: “You will be like gods” (Genesis 3:5).