• 4 Disagreeable Bible Verses

    22 September, 2015

    Jesus - the assassin... this counter-cultural Messiah inverts man's thinking, upending it to destroy the world's foolishness and remove its sin. Jesus would pinch the soul of each believer, whisper in their ear or tap them on a shoulder: which sin do you still write a treaty with?…...[read more]

  • Outrunning A Volcano

    3 September, 2015

    Stealth temptation descends across our thoughts at various times as we blindly (and proudly) consider ourselves immune from sin and its enticements. The invitation is to climb a punishing volcano shrouded in a mist of foolishness. The severity of the temptation is clouded and so the ascent begins.…...[read more]

  • The Perfect Storm Upon Grace

    14 July, 2015

    There is nothing new under the sun. What transpired two thousand years ago is repeated to this day. About eighteen months ago, in a small local cafe I sat stunned with a troubled brother. I listened. Silently I withered inside as a He jettisoned His obedience to Jesus. Blithely he justified…...[read more]

  • How to Avoid an Ambulance

    10 June, 2015

    Naivety should well be the domain of the Christ-dweller as much as innocence remains his virtue. Is this why Jesus instructs His disciples to pray - lead us not into temptation? Lead us not into temptation struck me some-time ago as a prayer I needed to daily repeat as I became increasingly…...[read more]

  • Of Guilt & Relationship 101

    27 May, 2015

    # God is above all relational within Himself and invites us into that same relationship, and not as a whimpering poorer person not quite of the family, but as an equal - a son or daughter. Relationship 101 would suggest that guilt has little place as motivation in any human relationship of love,…...[read more]

  • A Rattled Soul

    26 April, 2015

    Morning by morning my feet kinda drip down the side of the mattress. This is simply a weak attempt, my swaggering start for a new day. Each morning the Lord chooses to begin the day far more freshly with me. He has much more energy and resolve. He bounds towards me, beaming wide. My sins of…...[read more]

  • The Highway of Holiness

    2 March, 2015

    The Highway of Holiness is an unfamiliar path, at times barren and most lonely. It is unseen by the blind, those who do not know or seek God's ways. The Highway is not the path of the infant, nor of the child. Only the willingly maturing will stay this difficult road. It is the road of choice…...[read more]

  • Coals Upon the Soul ~ C

    3 February, 2015

    Maybe the biggest problem in choosing forgiveness is pride ? I am NOT going to forgive them! Forgiveness creates room for the Holy Spirit of Jesus to move in me and maybe the offender. Without forgiveness the spiritual space between us is saturated in heavy darkness. The coals upon the soul…...[read more]

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