The Bible likens the Church of Jesus Christ to an assembly, a body, a family, a kingdom and an army.
I’m not, nor have I ever been an “ordained” pastor; neither has there ever been a calling on my life to become a pastor.Continue reading The Pastor
Last night, after over a year of separation and silence, I had a phone conversation with my wife.Continue reading On Failure
Does an experience as universal as loneliness really require an eradicating cure?Continue reading LONELINESS!
You know what it’s like to be treated unjustly.
Injustice stabs like a dagger–especially when the victim is one’s self. In a very real sense, injustice is a form of rape: a violation of one’s dignity and an affront to one’s personal worth.Continue reading Revengeance for All!
We continue our Perfection Howto from Part 2 with Step Five.
Over the past two millennia there have been many attempts in many languages to communicate the nexus of what Step Four means (unconditional acceptance from God). One of the best of these is John Bunyan’s “The Doctrine of Law and Grace Unfolded” edited by Michael Rotolo for a more modern rendering of Bunyan’s 1659 English dialect. You must be patient, however, with dear old John; he goes to enormous lengths to destroy any hope your soul may have of pleasing God by what you do.Continue reading How to be Perfect (Part 3)
No human in the history of our species has ever prayed with the fervor and passion we find in Jesus the Christ.Continue reading Homesick
Have you known anyone whose entire life has been overrun by chaos (anger, stress, bitterness, disappointment)?
I have (been one of those people). The injustices of life seem to have a way of piling up on you one after another.Continue reading Peace Obeyed
“And, while with silent lifting mind I’ve trod the high untrespassed sanctity of space, put out my hand, and touched the Face of God.” – John Gillespie Magee, Jr.Continue reading Hearing God (Part 3)
Sometimes an object can best be described not by stating what it is, but by stating what it is not.Continue reading Hearing God (Part 2)