Often what we believe about God says more about us that it does about God. Our Theology is like a mirror to the soul. It shows us what's deep inside. - John Mark Comer "Slow to Anger" This is a fun one. In Hebrew, it’s erek apayim, and it literally means “long of nostrils.” True story. … Continue reading Wrath or what? (Does God get angry?)
The Sabbath was made to meet the needs of people, and not people to meet the requirements of the Sabbath: Mark 2:27 NLT When I was around nine years old, my mother decided I should take Guitar lessons. It made sense because I loved music and had been singing solos in church since the age … Continue reading Sabbath – God’s Metronome
The power of negativity affects more than just atoms, metals and magnets – it affects people too! Sometimes we think we can change something or make it better by complaining. If we don’t like it we want to let someone hear about it, right? Well, others do not always like to listen do they? One time, at … Continue reading Where’s the Complaint Department?
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner, Jesus, has entered on our behalf. — Hebrews 6:19-20 My mom had a debilitating fear of flying. To visit family that lived out of state, traveling by plane hadn’t been an option for … Continue reading The Anchor of Hope
I told myself.. “You are only one defining decision away from a totally different life. One defining decision can change your trajectory and put you on a new path toward the Promised Land. One defining decision can totally change the forecast of your life. And it’s those defining decisions that become the defining moments of our … Continue reading Being a world changer -A promise for 2017
A man needs to know his name. He needs to know he’s got what it takes. And I don’t mean “know” in the modernistic, rationalistic sense. I don’t mean that the thought has passed through your cerebral cortex and you’ve given it intellectual assent, the way you know about the Battle of Kargil or the … Continue reading Desperate for Initiation
“As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord” (Joshua 24:15). What does that mean? It means to do what he says in a way that makes him look supremely valuable in himself. It means to submit to him in a way that makes him look thrilling. There are ways to submit to God that … Continue reading I Serve God – What does it truly mean?