God is not merely interested in hearing what we have to ask of him. God is interested in speaking to us. Continue reading Lent 2022 | Day 2: Prayer
Regardless of the thing that has increased this awareness, what I have noticed is that we are listening more. Continue reading Lent 2020 | Day 22: “Listen”
What do you do when you rant? Most people just let it rip. But, that is not my style…usually. Continue reading The Power of Wise Counsel
Silence provides us with time to listen and reflect. Continue reading Lent 2019 | Day 23: Silence
It was one of the most pronounced encounters with the Holy Spirit of my life because I knew that I had crossed a line in my relationship with God. Continue reading The Pastor’s Greatest Enemy
Sometimes we assume too much about how far we have traveled down the road of spiritual maturity. We assume that we have gone farther than we actually have. We talk with too much confidence about what we know; pretend at having more insight than we actually possess; greater wisdom than we have actually attained. I know that has been a part of my story. I have learned a few lessons along the way, but I try and remind myself that if I am not careful I can slip back into bad patterns of living.
Continue reading “Confessions of a Functional Deist”