Get me out of there!

Leaving Church and Becoming Ekklesia gives more than insight. It is an equipping tool for how and what to do. Tim Kurtz puts practical handles on the process.

Getting Things Done

When I stop trying to get things done I actually get quite a bit accomplished God has so much more for us than just getting our goals met and checking things off our todo list. Just when I thought I avoided getting anything done today I finished a task I’ve been avoiding. I spent all…

Rehabbed, Rearranged and Rebooted

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….

Out of the Prophets and into Plato

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…

I’m a Former Pharisee

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…

Affirmations

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.

Brené Brown on Netflix

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…