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
So, what's this all about? Purpose.
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.
Imagine if we spent as much time praying as we do worrying.
As much time in His presence as we do on our earthly "entertainment".
As much time on the things of Heaven as we do the things of this world.
"With [man] it is impossible, but with God, all things are possible." - Matt 19:26 & Mark 10:27 Home - a place to be vulnerable. And, this blog is my home on the web, one of my little corners of the online universe, so please, allow me to be vulnerable. This passage is often used … Continue reading Redeemer, Provider, Sustainer…Everything
I spend a lot of time acting like I have it all together & am able to get up each day and push forward... But, the TRUTH is, I'm always exhausted. I like to act like I can do everything on my own. But, the TRUTH is, any energy I have comes from Him, because I … Continue reading tRUTH @ 10
"For God so loved the world that He gave His one & only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him." - John 3:16 & 17 This is one of the … Continue reading For God So…Agape
It's once again a Five Minute Friday, but it's not on Friday, it's on Sunday. (Somehow, this always happens to me...)The rules are: Write for 5 minutes. No extensive editing, no over-thinking. Just write what the topic inspires. Then, head on over to Lisa Jo's blog where everyone links up to offer encouragement and find inspiration … Continue reading Hero
"...Love your neighbor as yourself..." Matthew 22:39I recently wrote about the one year challenge I have set up for myself. A challenge to change some of the bad habits in my life. Really, it's just about a life overhaul where I become a better steward of the life God has blessed me with.At the core of … Continue reading Learning to Love [Myself]
As I start off the 2012 year, I face some difficult times in life. My faith is being stretched and tested; and my times of solitude are growing, allowing me the beauty of either wallowing in loneliness or turning to Immanuel to soothe my heart.I have prayed, and have not heard answers. I have hit … Continue reading 2012 – My Challenge