Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Playing Church

Lately it seems that Christian thinkers are becoming increasingly obsessed with the need to know what church should look like and how it relates to extraneous assumptions about God. Whenever the effort to understand the essence and function of “church” … Continue reading

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Building Blind*

Just about everyone from casual ‘church’ attendees to those regarded as church statesmen would agree that what most people call church today is in serious trouble. There is no need to review the long and familiar list of alarming statistics … Continue reading

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Programmed or Spirit Led?

“What? Are you telling me you actually heard God speak to you?!”  That was the response of one Christian to a casual comment made by a friend of mine the other day when chatting about discerning God’s will. My friend … Continue reading

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On What Do You Stand?

What if you discovered that the Bible is so full of errors that you can no longer be sure of which passages between its covers is truth you can count on? How would that impact your relationship with God? Or … Continue reading

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Let the Wind Blow

What if Christians actually lived according to what Jesus told Nicodemus the Pharisee who wanted to know what he meant about being born again? It would blow away the entire foundation on which religion is built. “The wind blows wherever … Continue reading

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Bible “Knowledge” vs Jesus

A few good friends and I were chatting on line the other day about the plague of false teaching spreading rapidly in certain sectors of Christianity. It seems that some well known church leaders are teaching hyper Calvinism and other … Continue reading

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What is Church?

I often become involved in discussions with those who’ve recently, or not so recently left the system of religious obligation and its trappings and are wondering what comes next. Common questions are: “How do I serve God now?” “How do … Continue reading

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Holy Crap!

A couple days ago a person I’m close to did something that irritated me. NEWS FLASH! It wasn’t anything serious. This particular individual often does that kind of thing, and just as often, I get irritated. Kind of like Pavlov’s … Continue reading

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Peer to Peer

I recently was talking to a friend who was undergoing some financial stress and began to encourage him that Father did indeed have a plan to help him out. Continue reading

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Language of Life

Last weekend I enjoyed a major blast from the past. One of my childhood friends had organized a reunion of those of us who spent most of our childhood together on a few acres of country in Southern Arizona. Our … Continue reading

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