Everything is Broken

  I’m really sad today.  There are just too much hurts, too many casualties, too many victims.  Job’s own reflection was that “man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward” [not really sure I know what the last part means, but the first part is perfectly clear]. We are all citizens of this fallen […]

His “Irresponsible” Love

“Nothing in the church makes people in the church more angry than grace. It’s ironic: we stumble into a party we weren’t invited to and find the uninvited standing at the door making sure no other uninviteds get in. Then a strange phenomenon occurs: as soon as we are included in the party because of Jesus’ irresponsible love, […]

Creativity– Coloring Outside the Lines

“So God created human beings in his own image.     In the image of God he created them;     male and female he created them.” Genesis 1:27 “Christianity is not about learning how to live within the lines; Christianity is about the joy of coloring.” — Mike Yaconelli (Dangerous Wonder) I know that this is not Bible, I have thought […]

Messy Spirituality– Mike Yaconelli

“Messy Spirituality:” A Book Excerpt by Mike Yaconelli “For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a godly person. Yet when I look at the yesterdays of my life, what I see, mostly, is a broken, irregular path littered with mistakes and failure. I have had temporary successes and isolated moments of […]

Life in the Fast Lane, [Rest]

“Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul, Like a weaned child with his mother; Like a weaned child is my soul within me.” Psalm 131:1 “We are going as fast as we can, living life at a dizzying speed, and God is nowhere to be found. We’re not rejecting God; we just don’t have time for him. We’ve […]