The following quote from “Worldly patterns in the church” by Glenn Tungay: “Unfortunately the more institutionalized and business like a church is in its form and function (having a clear leadership hierarchy, salaried staff, buildings, programs, shops and so on), the more prescriptive in doctrine and authoritarian the leadership will tend to be. This is … More Being the Church
Jesus didn’t loan me out of debt to the law so that I now owe Him. He paid it all. The following analogy is going to be very uncomfortable, even outright offensive, to the religious spirit we were brought up in: We often relate to God like a parent who paid $300,000 raising us and … More The Simple Gospel
We have been living through a horribly effective destruction of Christian Civilization. In the midst of this ideological war we must remember that we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. There have been many calls … More Finding the Source
“Do not give in to evil, but proceed ever more boldly against it.” – Ludwig von Mises Watch this quick vid which explains why our generation is so afraid of speaking out. “Males are more likely to be physically damaging than females are, but what females use is reputation savaging.” In a hyper-feminized society, … More Surviving Assassination
Jesus stands at the door of your heart, but the handle is on the inside. Only you can let Him in. Lots of people pray, but praying is like talking through the door, you know He’s there somewhere, but you don’t know Him personally. Many of us are too afraid to open the door because … More How do I reconcile myself to God?
“Pay attention.” Its always been a funny phrase to me. But it captures a principle so well. I have a certain amount of attention energy available to me. And I pay out of it towards anything I focus on. When I feel rushed it is because I am not paying attention to finding rest. I’m … More Expensive Attention
My wife and I recently finished a great Biography of a couple who lived an uncommon life. People who do not read biographies may live with a distorted view of what life is supposed to look like. If the TV is our template for normality, we may end up frustrated, depressed and anxious as we try to … More The Magic is in the Biography