Category Archives: Father Heart of God

Why (good) discipleship matters

Mahatma Gandhi once said,  “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” Unfortunately, he wasn’t the only one to have had a bad experience with professed Christians. This is a supplemental post … Continue reading

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Sonshift Study – Chapter Ten

This is the last chapter of my book, Sonshift: Everything Changes in the Father’s Embrace and the last week of our discussion. This chapter is called “Relation Shift.” I invite you to respond to some or all of these questions. Also, please give … Continue reading

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Subversive Jesus

In my last post, I said that Jesus explains God to us. If we want to know what God is like, we look at Jesus. Whatever is not like Jesus is not like God. And when we do look to Jesus we … Continue reading

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Splitting God

After the first atomic bomb was successfully detonated by the United States Army at 5:29 am on July 16, 1945 in the New Mexico desert, director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, J. Robert Oppenheimer responded to what he witnessed by quoting from the Hindu scripture, … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Savior of the world – Part Six

“The church understood his [Jesus’] act as a sacrifice to end all sacrifices that exposed the scapegoating mechanism for all the world to see.” (Walter Wink, Engaging The Powers, Kindle loc.1849) This is part six of my Easter series, “Jesus Christ: Savior of … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Savior of the world – Part Five

When a child is afraid of his or her own father it’s an indication of serious abuse. Sadly, the “fear of the Lord” looks more like “afraid of God” for many Jesus-loving Christians. This is part five of my Easter series, “Jesus Christ: Savior of the World.” We’ve … Continue reading

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Sonshift Study – Chapter Five

This is the sixth week of our discussion on my book, Sonshift: Everything Changes in the Father’s Embrace. Today, we’ll be looking at chapter five titled, “Love Shift.” Each Monday, I give a brief overview of a chapter from my book, followed by … Continue reading

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