“We always leave like this!” “Like what?” I ask. “With everything so…unresolved!” Then my friend drove off. It’s true. Almost all of our conversations go deep, and when they do, they never seem to finish. There is always something percolating, something brewing, something unresolved. I wrote this post for her… Resolution. It’s something the human spirit craves. … More I’m Always Unresolved
The Kingdom of Heaven is like an old house, filled with all of your most precious childhood memories. Except, you have amnesia. You are walking down what to you is just another street, filled with other people’s houses, other people’s lives, wondering about your own. But this one house…this one house seems to call to … More Remembering What You Never Knew
When it comes to true sex, skin gets in the way… I was thinking about that the other day. I don’t have much experience with sex. I’ve never had sex at all, strictly speaking. But I have had moments in my life, especially recently, when I think to myself “skin gets in the way.” It’s … More Union
How many of you have ever said “I just want God to use me”? I think most of us have said it at one point or another. So many of us say this and we are totally sincere, thinking that our desire to be “used” is the very thing we were created for, but it’s … More God Doesn’t Want to Use You
I heard a story recently, about a mother who died in the Japan earthquake. She was found by a rescue team leader, dead inside the rubble. The wall of the house had collapsed on her, like so many other earthquake victims. The team began to move on, but the leader felt prompted to check again. … More Love is “Selfish”
Mega-churches. Tiny Churches. Denominations. “Non” Denominations. Emergent churches. Traditional churches. Conferences, buildings, rituals, dress codes, books, blogs. Christian Movies. Christian Dating. Christian Music. Christian Jewelry. Christian T-shirts. It’s like a Christian all-you-can-eat buffet, just waiting to give you a spiritual tummy-ache. If you would, turn off your Christian radio for just a minute. Stop surfing the web for … More The Forgotten Christianity
There is a lie that many Christians believe. It goes something like this: Wanting to be happy is a sin. Of course no one comes out and says it, but pay attention– you can feel it in the room. The pastor that makes you feel guilty for enjoying a nice dinner when children are dying … More Happiness is the Point!