Is God lost?

I have had several emails lately, asking me “what happened to God” in my posts. With a blog title that so prominently refers to Him, it seems people believe I have lost sight of the Almighty in what I write.I can assure you… God is still on the throne.Those who know me spiritually know that I am a relatively tolerance based […]

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Accepting of Tolerance in the holidays

I often get called out by Christians as “promoting tolerance.” In reality, yes, I am a tolerant person who believes Christians need to be tolerant of the beliefs of others. We are going to start with a semantic lesson on what tolerance is. Wikipedia probably has the most commonly used definition by Christians: Tolerance is a fair, objective, and permissive […]

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Think first and show respect to all

Ok. I spent a good part of last night listening to God speak to me about my offending a friend by re-posting this Matt Walsh blog. I apologize profusely to my friend. I was disrespectful by not thinking of what consequences my actions would have. My friend is a member of the LGBTQ community, and it was not my intention […]

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My Mate: My Gift from God

As a pastor, I often had young people question the Christian teaching of waiting for “the one” God had for them. Quite honestly, I can only infer this from scriptures such as Matt 7:7 – “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you” and “Do not […]

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Alas, those darn Catholics (or Protestants)

It is interesting to me when I hear the phrase “Christians are their own worst enemies.” We often have battles between denominations, and even label some as “cults”. In my eyes, we need to couple the words of Matthew, “if you ignore the least commandment and teach others to do the same, you will be called least in the Kingdom […]

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Self Fulfilling Prophecies: Why do we even speak it?

It is funny in a way. I always roll my eyes when Irina tells me “Don’t say that! It will come true!”. Her view is “don’t let the devil hear you – only God knows what you think.” When I look at it, however, her words are often full of more wisdom than I give her credit for. In my […]

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