Feeling Like a Drain Plug


The Christian's life is a fickle thing fraught with interesting turns and challenging twists. One day we feel like God is our BFF and nothing can separate us from His abundant love and the next day we feel like there is a cosmic chasm between God's grace and the fate of our everlasting souls. While … Continue reading Feeling Like a Drain Plug

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National Conference on Youth Ministries – Day 2


Great day I experienced with classes, super-sessions and keynote messages from some of the finest people in Christianity. I typed 10 pages of notes yesterday so I cannot include everything here but I want to give you some highlights that stood out to me. Tuesday Morning, Mike Cope “Spiritual Intubation: How Community Keeps Us Alive” … Continue reading National Conference on Youth Ministries – Day 2

We Need More Christian Bartenders – Part 3


This is the last post of this series and I have valued all of the comments tremendously.  The series started not as a defense of social drinking but merely was it ok to be present at a location as a means of mission to people.  Sometimes posts have a mind of their own and it … Continue reading We Need More Christian Bartenders – Part 3

Christmas 8 (Advent Implications)


I close this series with joy filled in my heart anticipating Christmas day.  I long for the time with family, the meals, the happiness, the presents but also the knowledge of why we are there.  "Advent" is a word that comes from the Latin word adventus meaning "coming."  It is the Latin translation for the … Continue reading Christmas 8 (Advent Implications)

Christmas 6 (God in Flesh – Part 2)


Moving from Iraenaus' claim to the apostle John we find comfort in knowing that it was God who came down to be one of us...to be one with us. 14And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15( John bore witness … Continue reading Christmas 6 (God in Flesh – Part 2)