Who Has the Right Beliefs?

Jan 27, 2020

Christians confront and challenge each other, denigrating those who don’t believe the same as they so. “I’m going to heaven and you’re not!” or “I’ve got the right beliefs and you don’t.” So many denominations, so many definitions of faith. And who is right? And who is wrong? To me these quarrels are ego-driven, taunts […]

Live the Adventure of Following Jesus

Jan 20, 2020

I can’t see two feet in front of me. I don’t know what will happen next. There is no way to know the future, because it has not come yet. This is so different from the way I used to want things to be. I wanted to know years in advance what was going to […]

Piety vs. Total Engagement in God

Jan 13, 2020

I was born nine months before the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and our entry into World War II. I can vaguely remember the celebrations when the war ended in 1945. That’s my first memory. So I grew up in the post-war era, coming of age in the early 1960’s. My parents were dedicated Christians; we […]

Looking Back On Our Lives

Jan 06, 2020

When I look back on my life, I can clearly see God in everything that happened: from spending my formative years in a hell-fire-and-damnation church to allowing me time to grow up, to mature before I had kids, from leading me out of the church into a cult where I learned that there are different […]