Render Unto Caesar

Give to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. MARK 12:17 (NIV) Money does have its proper place. Yet, first century Christians continued to struggle and wrestle with this very difficult issue, so both Peter and Paul helped them by explaining Jesus’ teaching. Peter…

Lonely

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” THE GIVER, LOIS LOWRY “See ya later, Pete!” he called across the cubicles, grabbing his things before heading out into the afternoon. It was early—the half-shift over, time for the…

Stressed

Up and down my back, my spine, in my brain It injures me, babe… Anger, can make you old, yes it can I said anger, can make you sick, children… oh Jesus Anger destroys your soul Rage, there’s no room for rage in there MARVIN GAYE ANGER With the office on…

Origen And The Uncontrolling Love of​ God

The Essential Goodness of God If you’ve been reading my posts for awhile you might know that I ascribe to a theology that generally goes by three different terms. Essential Kenosis is the fancy technical term I use when I want to sound smart. God Can’t theology is the provocative…

Overwhelmed

“How did it go?” he asked, not looking up. His face was half hidden leaning on his hand as he studied the screen. The luminescence seemed to give his hair and forehead a pallid glow. You are the God who sees My deepest hurt My every need HOLLAND DAVIS, YOU ARE…

8 Principles​ Of How Not To Be A Jaded Former Fundamentalist/Evangelical

Getting Out Of A Jaded Rut Over the years of my own journey out of the Fundamentalist and Evangelical, and ultimately the Protestant traditions, I have struggled to not become jaded. Or said more accurately I have struggled to not remain jaded. I for sure have been jaded and still…

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