We think God will hear our heart’s cry if only we can sanitize it. But in the act of sanitization, we prove we do not trust him, as if he can only handle the sugar-coated prayers.
It’s all the study without the interruptions.
Every day can look different. Some weeks are full, others are slow and have more margin.
Christians cannot blame nominal believers as a way to avoid dealing with the very real and destructive contributions we have made to the Age of Outrage.
I see God as a people gentler. He’s all-powerful, and he could make us come to him, then force us to do whatever he says. God could easily crush us and punish us every time we step out of line. Instead, he loves us.
“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” – John Howard Bryant
It’s official! Autumn is here, and we want to celebrate with all the wonderful activities that fall inspires.
“If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions, never waste that gift. It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence.” ―Shannon L.
I have spent my life reading. Truly. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t thinking about books and starting a new book or planning what I was going to read next.
Eccentric Christianity is a new orbit where the self is displaced and God is found at the center of life.
The feeling of anger is just a feeling, neither good nor bad; it’s part of what it is to be human.