People who live in an active pursuit of relationship with God may find themselves directly or indirectly associated with a set of doctrines, a denomination, or a sect. By proximity. Yet the embrace of a religion, a set of beliefs, a sect …or a denomination does not necessarily put us in proximity of relationship with … More Right Aim
My friend Kelsey once introduced me to her dad as her pastor, a title I both love and hate. It’s a biblical term and one that I am called to. I love pastoring and shepherding people, helping them to get disentangled from the evil that seeks to entrap them. Much to my surprise, Kelsey told … More Not So Among You
The winds rage As the determined press in Seeking the eye of the storm False convictions knock us down Demanding we submit to the religion of the day For when men chose to use God as their means of demand They do not back down Even when they argue with God So few even know … More Pursuit of the Holy
The Heart More deep than words represent The heart beats beyond Where words fail The heart beats And rests And flutters When words end The heart beats And waits
Who do you say that I am? Which one of you if your sheep fall in a ditch on a Sabbath would pull it out? Why are you persecuting me? Can these bones live? Who will go for us? (Luke 9:20; Matt 12:11; Acts 9:4; Ezek 37:3; Isa 6:8) Here are a few questions that … More Divine Debate
Where ever we’ve been. Whatever sins we’ve committed, however dirty and ashamed we’ve become He still knows us and desires to be with us. We must simply turn to Him.
Sometimes my thoughts and opinions feel like buildings that tower over me. I live in their shadows and am known for their skyline. I know there is a fruited plain that is more revealing of my Master. I must strive to go there, to leave my opinions. To find peace near every bush and orchard … More Towering SkyLine
I understand why you might have disdain for God. I assure you, He has no disdain for you. Talk in His direction. Experiment. He’s closer than you think.
Show me a person who doesn’t suck in their stomach when they look themselves in the mirror and I’ll show you someone capable of changing the world.
It is purely through grace that God reveals Himself to us But on occasion we forget that And we begin to think of ourselves higher than we ought while making Him lower We judge and assess God based on how He responds to our demands and prayers This is not right God does not owe us anything … More Masterpiece