For the past ten years, I have been listening to worship music produced by Bethel Church in Redding California. During that time I have come accustomed to hearing lyrics that reflect God's pursuit of humanity, Heaven invading earth, and God's goodness. One of the most recent released singles out of Bethel is a song written … Continue reading Reckless, Crazy, Ridiculous…..
I have probably read the Gospels 50 times. I readily admit that I have read those first four books of the New Testament way more than I have read anything else in the bible. I have read and definitely value other portions of the bible. I love how the book of Genesis sets the table … Continue reading Not What You Expected?
"Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed." James 5:16 One of the things I have noticed through the years is that offering an apology seems to be very hard for some people. I understand the sentiment that some may have relative to the words "I'm … Continue reading Just Say “I Apologize”
Last week I had the privilege of sitting on a friends deck to just pour my heart out. There were some unresolved things going on in my heart that needed to be dealt with. Nothing earth shattering, just a build up of things that needed to be purged in the presence of a trusted friend. … Continue reading An Anchor
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Why do we think we know best?
"I have spoken to you of earthly things and you do not believe; how then will you believe if I speak of heavenly things?" John 3:12 NIV Jesus is having a conversation with a very important man named Nicodemus. Nicodemus is important because he is a highly respected religious leader in a context where religious … Continue reading Heavenly Things