If Jesus bent down and washed the feet of the disciples to show us who God is, why do current christians not follow that example? In the last few years I have seen some of the most hateful responses to gay people, to Muslims, to democrats, to republicans, to…..well just about anything that doesn’t line … More How Much Do We Actually Follow Jesus?
I’m starting to see that the story of the woman caught in adultery is one of the most influential stories in the bible…at least to me. It has been a story that has always caused people to reflect on themselves, putting themselves in the place of the stone throwers. This is always good. We need … More Caught In Sin But Already Forgiven
This was one of several lies that Christians were tricked into thinking we’re true that Donald Trump said to Pat Robertson on CBN in September before the election. “If we don’t win this election, you’ll never see another Republican and you’ll have a whole different church structure.” -Donald Trump These are the unfortunate lies … More The Lies that Manipulate Christians
And neither did Jesus…..but we want to think he did. Our fascination with expecting God to be on our side, as if we have the right perspective on everything from the bible to biblical history, is really dangerous. I have mentioned before that there is no Satan as a created being that roams the underworld … More God Did Not Vote For Donald Trump
It’s not easy to see that our churches can be Sunday morning country clubs…and clubs are always exclusive. Start asking questions about churches and how you view yours. … More Churches are Exclusive Tribes…and I Think We Know It
The movie Interstellar is well thought out and is spectacular to watch. One conversation just floored me when I saw this movie…it made me think about Love from a new point of view for the first time. Start asking your own questions about Love and what it really means. … More Love Transcends Space, Time, and Law
If Jesus is the exact representation of God, then God is not only nonviolent, but God does not grasp to be more than he should be. Read this article to see that God loves you more than himself and start asking your own questions. … More Jesus showed who his Father is…by not “Grasping”
In my last article, I gave my thoughts on how Jesus did not “grasp” for relevance but knew that Love is the only true revelation of the Father. The idea is presented by Paul in Philippians 2: 1-11, but specifically verse 5 saying, “Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus, who, although … More “Grasping” for Success cannot be Confused with Love
Philippians 2:1-11 has Paul explaining what the Gospel (good news) actually looks like being lived out in the Kingdom of God through positively mimicking Jesus as he displays the true nature of the Father. Read this article to start asking your own questions about the Kenotic Love of Jesus. … More Jesus was the opposite of our churches desire to “grasp” for relevance…He was Love.
I want to continue a thought that truth is subjective and that Followers of Jesus need to see Love as the foundation of their faith…not truth. I realize that this seems controversial, but hang with me and let’s see how this comes out the other side to start good conversation with each other. I had … More Can we Redefine Love…or is it just Love?