Ever felt like you were just not getting through to someone? Ever felt like it was your fault?
Don’t worry, I’m not getting immoral. I’m just getting political. Why I’m getting political would be a good question to ask…of myself. Most of the time when I do, I’m not entirely sure I want to be, and yet I’ve no idea how not to be. That last point is one of the reasons I’m… Continue reading How Far Is Too Far?
[H]ow we treat children very closely resembles (or perhaps reveals) our own perceptions of how we are getting along with God.
…a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and… Continue reading The Islamic Samaritan
Read that title again. Not “abandoned.” Abandoning. In L.A. County, in fact in all surrounding counties as well, there is no shortage of strange and disparaging stories. The “baby in a dumpster” phenomenon might rightfully be considered the most depraved. But it is also a nationwide issue, and not isolated or sporadic in practice. A… Continue reading The Case of The Abandoning Parent
While postmodernism is a ground-shaker, and many have taken to it rather…slowly…for good reasons, there’s one highly disagreeable reason, and that is the desire to hold onto false dichotomies. Pop quiz! Postmodernism, as a rule, deconstructs things in order to their root assumptions. One misunderstanding about postmodernism is that reconstructing things is not an… Continue reading False Atonement: Modern Dichotomy and The Postmodern Christian
Lemme tell you a story: A woman awakened into a calling for ministry pursues it, as best as she can, completely free of charge, for years. She recognizes the need to be a “tentmaker” like Paul and form a trade on the side, which was readily identified, accepted and engaged from the time of her… Continue reading American Roulette