When I first set up this blog I knew it would undergo shifts, changes and alterations along the way. Six months into blogging I am still getting used to simple things like categories and tags. I'm working on it. I'm a fiddler, in that I love to fiddle with things. I am constantly making adjustments. … Continue reading Rehabbed, Rearranged and Rebooted
A Hellenistic Influence Below is an excerpt from They Never Told Me This in Church! Deuble, Greg. There was massive diversity within churches all over the Roman empire. It seems that today’s bewildering number of Christian churches and breakaways is but a pale reflection of the kaleidoscopic scene during the second and third centuries after … Continue reading Out of the Prophets and into Plato
Earlier this week I was listening to a Duane Sheriff from Victory Life Church in Durant, Oklahoma. He is doing a series entitled Made Free From the Law. Below are the three parts so far. Yesterday I listened to Part 3. I've been studying the word of God a long time. I'd say I have … Continue reading I’m a Former Pharisee
The tapes that play in our head need to be re-recorded with positive thoughts. This doesn't happen by osmosis. It happens through intentionality and living on purpose. It happens by speaking words of love and truth to ourselves even if at first we don't believe it.
Not being you deprives the world of the greatest gift you can offer.
We had what many people would consider normal. To most people this would not be a big a deal. But for me it was a great prize.
Moving Beyond Shame A few years ago my brother's suggested I check out Ted Talk. Along with Simon Sinek he suggested I watch Brené Brown's 2010 and 2012 Ted Talks. What captured my attention concerning Brené Brown was that she called herself a shame researcher. Call me insane, but I am one of those whose response is "I … Continue reading Brené Brown on Netflix