I have never been so discouraged by the American Evangelical Christian church than I have been this year in 2020. Things have been degrading since President You-Know-Who came out of the woodwork, but it was nothing until this year. The amount of hate, gossip, conspiracy theories, prosperity nonsense, and over all departure from the heart … Continue reading Musings of an Evangelizing Exvangelical
Dream. Try. Do Good."-George Feeney After this, Topanga asked him, "don't you mean do well?" "No, I mean do good," he replied. This is our role in the world: to do good. Scripture puts it this way: Live justly. Love mercy. Walk Humbly with God.Micah 6:8 This year of 2020 has been a rough one. … Continue reading Dear Children, do better.
I missed a day already... It's ok, though, I press on. It's been kind of a rough week, but it has given me a chance to strengthen relationships with others around me. When God created people in the garden long ago & said we weren't meant to be alone, it wasn't just about romantic relationships. … Continue reading Reflecting Him
Time for some real talk... Back in September, I was diagnosed gluten sensitive. After nearly 2 years of not knowing what was wrong - I have an answer. (One I don't like, but an answer). So, for more than 6 months, I've known the biggest cause of my stomach woes. Yet, I keep in this … Continue reading Breaking the Habit Cycle
So, what's this all about? Purpose.
I believe I will see lives around me changed. I believe I will see my own life changed...I believe people around me will realize the power of His faithfulness, and that all I have been through will be for His glory...This.Is.The.Time.
We know all the lingo, the words to the songs, we raise our hands in Worship. But, it's not enough...Our hearts have to be filled with faith & our lives filled with action. Lip service, pious tweets, & pretty Instagram pictures aren't enough.
The question: "does he/she love Jesus?" should never be an obsolete question when discussing relationships - it should be the most important. So, does he love Jesus?
God's word tells us there is a battle going on every day, not with flesh & blood, but with the unseen. An enemy prowls around looking for people he can devour. But, his devouring is not what we often think of.
My submission is called to be different than his. Mine revolves around due respect, of him, of his position, of our relationship, and of Christ's headship over both of us. His revolves around the command to love & sacrifice, caring for me as Christ does his church.