vertheless, I have learned to be grateful for some silences, for the writer’s fears are not unlike the writer’s friends’ own. I have flayed my heart, time and time again
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’”
What if I told you that there is an entire population of sheep desiring to be in church, wanting to be in communion with the saints, moving in and out of your churches in search of Living Water, lacking an earthly Shepherd? Certainly, one pastor might say: “These are the malcontents.” Indeed, another hireling supposes:Continue reading “The Church ‘In Spirit & In Truth’ (And Those Seeking)”
It’s amazing how many scripture verses an article can be smeared with while still denying the truth. The Pharisees were expert at this too… I came across an article this morning titled, “A Note of Sanity about Halloween”, written by a “disciple”, Joe McKeever. After setting up with a story about someone who was literallyContinue reading “Making The Secular Sacred (And Other Damnable Lies)”
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”
One laughs, while the other screams praise; Circling overhead, their motives are the same. Amanda Jump, 2005 Wherever there is a carcass, there the vultures will gather. Matthew 24:28 There’s been an uptick in carcasses and vultures lately. Has anyone else noticed? There once was a man on YouTube, who strongly cautioned saints, diagramed BiblicalContinue reading “Vultures”
As I was in denial about what went into my mouth, they were in denial about what came out of their mouths.
Somewhere between sensitive transitions and numbing familiarity, we catch glimpses of heaven held by the fragility of perfect scenarios.
…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).
You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere humans? – 1 Corinthians 3:3