In depth writings about specific topics.
We all have a built-in sense of “the way things ought to be”. Why do we even have this notion? Where did it come from? What should we do about it?
When your physical life ends and you stand in the presence of
the Creator will you find that your life’s foundation stands or crumbles?
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If you are a Christian (a follower of Christ) then you will be able to answer 3 simple questions about what Christ taught. Unfortunately, most Christians cannot answer these 3 simple questions correctly. Can you?
Having been a Christian for over 5 decades, I finally had to conclude that what Christianity teaches is not the same as what Jesus teaches.
Christianity has defined the gospel (or “good news”) as something other than what Jesus actually taught.
One of the fundamental teachings of Christianity is that Jesus died to pay for our sins. This is simply not what Jesus himself taught.
Shorter writings that may be simple musings, comments on current events or thought provoking ideas.
Spiritual truths can be understood by anyone who would listen with the simplicity and innocence of a child.
In our spiritual lives, we also feel the tension of having a foot in two worlds – the kingdom of the world and the Kingdom of God. We have to attend to material things while also trying to continue to move forward growing in our spiritual life. Finding the right balance is never easy, but it’s important to continually work on it.
Jesus values the passion and single-mindedness of people who follow his teachings (which are the Father’s teachings).
Are you willing to step out of the boat at the risk of getting wet and embarrassed?
Jesus said that claiming to follow him doesn’t mean anything. Our actions (fruit) are the proof.
Most of us like to think we have chosen our world-view consciously and intentionally. However, a great majority of people are not being honest about this.
We cannot fill our lives with a lot of time-consuming activities and occasionally perform some “spiritual activity” and expect God to understand that we “have a life”.
Imagine what it would be like if all followers of Christ focused only on his teachings and the life he modeled as found in the Gospels and ignored everything else.