…get rid of the cross…

The origin of this post came from a place of frustration.  I had heard, one too many times, a common Christian complaint.  There are many variations…but they all can be summed up, thusly: "Feed ME!  Don't make me work for my spiritual growth!"  Wanting not to offend, not wanting someone to "go astray"…we concede and … Continue reading …get rid of the cross…

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…honest prayer…

Mark 9:23-25  True prayer requires honesty.  God already knows our hearts, so the honesty I’m referring to is honesty about ourselves.  Many of us go into prayer with a cold heart; it’s a task to do, a box to check, or something we’ve always done.  But it’s only words, and those words never get past … Continue reading …honest prayer…

…I ain’t all that…

You hear something from one source, you take it or leave it…a second source begins to grab your attention. When you hear something four times from four different sources in the matter of a week's time…it's probably something to pay attention to. So, I guess I need to own up to the fact I self-deprecate …