A More Comfortable Discipleship

“Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me.”  Matt. 16:24, NLT This is a head scratcher. The issue for me is that it is the disciples who are being addressed.  Jesus has words with them.  […]

Walking Intelligently

Faith–“For we walk by faith, not by sight.”  2 Cor. 5:7 Spirituality–“But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.” Gal. 5:16 Consistency–“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called.”  Eph. […]

Spirit Technology

We get our new life from the Spirit, so we should follow the Spirit. Gal. 5:25   Since this is the kind of life we have chosen, the life of the Spirit, let us make sure that we do not just hold it as an idea in our heads or a sentiment in our hearts, […]

A Serious Case of JDD

I have a syndrome called JDD.  It afflicts me in several different ways.  My psychiatrist can give me no meds that would help me.  It weakens me and makes me vulnerable to a host of enemies.  I have Jesus Deficit Disorder. I wonder about this thing called “Christianity”.  After over 2000 years, have we veered off course?  […]