Do you ever have those days where you just feel so close to God? Like his very presence is all around you and you are actually his friend? I love those days. But sometimes, I don’t have those days. Like today. Today, God feels like a distant memory or a fable or an angry Father.
The Pleasure of Origins in Consumerism The very fact that you clicked on this post and are reading tells me something about you. You are a geek like me. You are intrigued and awed by things that others see as pointless. Nevertheless, I must share something that I learned about branding today. Driving along this
In years gone by people had limited access to Christian teaching. There was not much of a concept of listening to preachers from across the globe on a regular basis. If you were lucky you may be able to get a hold of a cassette with some sermons on it, or maybe before that you
It’s Thursday. You probably know it’s Thursday of what has traditionally been called Holy Week, or Passion Week, the week we follow Christ from the shouts of Hosanna, to the cross, to the grave, and up from the grave in triumphant resurrection. It’s a marvelous, solemn, powerful week because the whole faith system of Christianity
Last night I was riding home from a long day of meetings, sales calls, and spending time with some of the pastors at our church. As I often do, I popped on one of my podcasts. Tonight it was Grace To You with John MacArthur. I rarely listen to this one. When I do, I
I’ve done it several times before, sometimes consciously, sometimes unconsciously. I’ll be sitting in a small circle at a church service, going around the circle talking, and my mind will instantly gravitate to the deep spiritual needs of others. Only, when my mind gravitates in this direction my heart is not really concerned with that
And the shore sends her away again… You see her coming from miles away, stretched wider than your eye can see. The sun hits her just so and creates a sparkle you cannot look at without squinted eyes. You hear her get louder as she rolls towards you. She’s coming for the shore. All along
The megachurch celebrity pastor has posted a letter of apology online but do you think many in the Evangelical circle think this is “too little, too late?” Read the letter below in its entirety. __________________________ Dear Mars Hill Church, Thank you. I have received a great deal of love and encouragement from you for more