Have you heard from God?

Contemporary Christianity has changed the way we relate to God. No longer do we stand at a distant revering an omniscient figure, God is celebrated as more personable. The faithful are encouraged to pursue a ‘personal relationship’ and our worship...
Broken But Repairing

Broken But Repairing

Have you ever had a broken heart? Do you know what it feels like to encounter profound brokenness in your life? Maybe it was from a tough relationship, wounding from a spouse, kids, even work colleagues, and of course past church experiences. How we handle brokenness...
Faithful Measure – On Purpose

Faithful Measure – On Purpose

In this previous post a question was posed, “what are we being called to be?” There are some very clear pieces found in a chapter of the New Testament called Ephesians. Ephesians 4 declares the what we are being called to live faithfully towards. Bear with...
The Rich Get Richer

The Rich Get Richer

There’s a story in the New Testament that Jesus shares with his disciples. Matthew 25:12-30 is the parable of the talents. The story goes: a rich owner/employer prepares to go off on a lengthy leave and summons three slaves. To each of the slaves he gives a...
Repairer and Restorer of the Streets

Repairer and Restorer of the Streets

It’s curious that religious activities are routinely not merely ignored, but condemned, in the stories of the Bible. Isaiah 58 is one such story calling out false vs. true worship. Or to put another way, what you do vs. what you say you’ll do. It seems no...