Category Archives: Faith

Sonshift Study – Chapter Eight

This is the ninth installment of our discussion on my book, Sonshift: Everything Changes in the Father’s Embrace. Today, we’ll be looking at chapter eight titled, “Faith Shift.” I invite you to respond to some or all of these questions. Also, please give … Continue reading

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The sheer brilliance of Jesus and His overcoming life

I agree with writers like Dallas Willard (Divine Conspiracy) who’ve said that Jesus’ teachings are the most brilliant in human history.  Especially what’s been dubbed the “Sermon On the Mount” (Matthew 5 – 7). This teaching goes beyond mere behavior modification or … Continue reading

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What are you waiting for?

Waiting is not a high value in our busy, fast-paced Western culture. It’s usually considered a waste of time. Ironically, the more fast-paced our environment, the more we wait (I waited a LOT when I lived in Chicago!) We don’t like empty spaces in our life. At least now we … Continue reading

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Leaving religion to follow Christ – Part three

Who told Cain and Abel to offer a sacrifice? And why did God regard Abel’s sacrifice and not Cain’s? Was it the nature of the sacrifice, or was it about the nature of offerer’s heart? And what does this have to do … Continue reading

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Abandoning our addiction to certainty

What if we abandoned our addiction to certainty for surrender and trust? For if we’re ever going to walk off our maps, we must let go of our need to have everything figured out. We’ll never go beyond what we … Continue reading

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Repenting from fear of change

We’ve looked at how the Greek word, metanoeō, was poorly translated into English in our Bibles as “repent” before.  Metanoeo is not re-penance! It means to change your mind. Re-form your thinking about something. The problem is, we don’t like change. Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes Turn and face … Continue reading

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You make all things new

If it’s broken, You can fix it And if it’s been torn down, You can rebuild it There’s nothing that’s lost now, Your love can find it You make all things new! Happy New Year and many blessing to you and yours in … Continue reading

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