Grace

Authenticity in the Church

Anne Jackson has had a fantastic discussion going on FlowerDust.net this morning about authenticity in the Church. Check out her post “scandalous“. This is one of my responses to her post… This entire discussion is fantastic in that it exposes the fact that so much of today’s Christianity has been reduced to behavioralism and moralism. […]

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Overcoming Orphan Mentality

We sang Matt Redman’s “You Never Let Go” yesterday morning during worship and it was absolutely amazing. So awesome to look around and see smiling faces with arms upraised singing to the Father unashamedly. Oh what heaven will be like! As I sang, God was speaking powerfully to my heart…reminding me of how He never […]

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Not Guilty Anymore

Nothing like getting up at 7 AM on a rainy Saturday morning, but that is exactly how my day started today. Melody and I did a garage sale at my Hoover home (which we are still trying to rent or sale, btw…) To top it off, it was a cold and drizzling rain. We left […]

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Jesus and Fight Club

“Man, I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who’ve ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. &#@ %$#@ it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t […]

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Distant or Dirty Child?

Not long after my divorce, I was sitting in church one Sunday morning and my pastor told a story that rocked me. I started weeping immediately. My pastor has a friend who has a young son. The young boy loves his sandbox in the backyard, but he has very sensitive eyes. A few times as […]

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