Rituals and rules limit us to the things we believe we should or shouldn’t do but never encourage us to seek more and to be more in our relationship with God.
I must admit I am starting to feel like that grumpy old man who sits on his front porch and yells at teenagers who stray off the road and onto my grass. Who do they think they are anyway? I paid my dues, I paid for that lawn, and I paid for their education through my taxes, the least they could do is show some respect! (more…)
The ultimate expression of love the created can give to The Creator is to give over our freewill so that we are no longer a slave to our sinful way of living but instead we become a slave to the only right way, the only perfect truth so that we can live the only life worth living. (more…)
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. John 3:16-17
I think I may be taking a chance by putting this out there. I am not attempting to condemn any individual, church or denomination. I simply hope that we can rethink the traditions that have snuck their way into the way we finance the church especially in North America and its mission around the world. (more…)
There is no greater desire for a follower of Christ than to hear from God. We’re not sure what it takes but if someone could just give us the formula or the required liturgy we’d pursue it with every ounce of energy that we have. (more…)