Lessons in Pruning, Pain and Perseverance

"Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish it's work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything" (James 1:2-4). I'd like to...

What is a Cult?

I've heard there are 3,000 times more cults in the world today. I do not know who calculated those stats, but it's safe to say there's a lot more cults now than ever before. So, what are some signs of a cult? First of all, cults almost always distort the Gospel to...

Unveiling your True Self

In the co-dependent family system, feeling are uncomfortable to talk about and they are usually disregarded or minimized. I often heard things like “we don’t know why you feel that way," or "you shouldn’t feel that way.” So pretty soon, you don’t. Or you try not to....

Does Forgiveness Mean Reconciliation?

Does forgiveness mean reconciliation? The quick answer: No. The reason is because forgiveness and reconciliation are two separate things. It is wonderful when relationships can be reconciled. However, that is not always possible or even safe for that matter. It is...

The Only Way Out…is Through

“Lord, if you will strike me sober, I will throw away all my heavy metal CD’s.” That is how the conversation with God went 15 years ago when I desperately wanted to quit drinking. There I was in my swanky little apartment filling two big black heavy duty trash bags...

This Prayer Will Help You Stay Sane Through the Holidays

"When I was a child, I spoke and thought and reasoned as a child. But when I grew up, I put away childish things. Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity” (1 Corinthians 13:11-12). This...

What Does it Mean to Live in the Kingdom of God?

There are endless distractions which could have sidetracked Jesus’ earthly mission, but His will was completely surrendered to the Father’s. He would not allow Himself to be deterred. Jesus didn’t come to impress us with his miracles. Even though He did come to die...

How Do I Find My True Self?

Frederick Beuchner said, “Your vocation in life is where your greatest joy meets the world’s greatest need.” I imagine this is mostly true, but how many of us ever get there? Of course, there are people who seem to naturally find their true calling. Mother Teresa...

Don’t Let the Enemy Continue to Steal your Identity

“Find your identity in God." “Your identity should come from who you are in Christ.” We always hear statements like this. But how exactly do we do this? What is identity anyway? The next several posts will address this very issue, so I hope you will keep reading. Our...

Join me on an Identity Exploration Journey

How many of you had your world turned upside down this year? I can’t imagine any of us will look back and say: “Wow, 2020! What a great year that was!” This was the year that I (get this) left the corporate radio world after 28 years in the business. It has been quite...

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