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Ana to Los Angeles

A case of rosé and a stack of thank-you cards, for now her only company. A soft beige rug with black accents and her naked body, the color of brut, draped across it. 341 more words

Romance with God

There is a statement that I love to mention, it gets very interesting responses. When talking about the love of God, the story of what God has done for us, the impact that God has in our lives, I refer it to the fact that “there is a sense of romance about doing life with God.” The most annoying response I get when I mention this is the awkward laugh or stare as if it’s wrong for me to say it. 331 more words


Do not presume upon God's Grace

A while back, I was chatting with a fellow pastor about our sin and God’s grace. Basically it was a conversation about engaging in sin when we know it is sin such as speeding (breaking the law) or overeating, etc. 538 more words

Spiritual Life

The Myth of Mr/Ms Right - The Relationship Challenge #2 (Group Questions)

Discussion Questions


Did you/Do you ever dream of Mr/Ms Right? Describe this person to your group.

Lawrence Crabb describes the desire for someone to meet all my needs as parasitic. 167 more words


Dawn in the Desert – Part 1

NEWS FLASH!!! Acts: Volume 8 of Heavenly Citizens in Earthly Shoes is now available from CreateSpace (paperbacks) and Kindle (eBooks). Click on the link to the right of this page to go to Amazon and place your order. 543 more words

Church Age

The Myth of Mr/Ms Right - The Relationship Challenge #2

Read: Ephesians 5:21-27

Not sure if it has happened to you, but as one who goes to his fair share of weddings, some of my worst wedding experiences have not been with bride or groom, or the in-laws. 2,025 more words

Reformed Sermons

Voca me

Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.
Matthew 16:24

Today’s gospel message is familiar to any Christian, and yet I think it is one that many of us fear because of what God asks of us. 523 more words