Category Archives: Grace

The Tragic Flaw

Whenever I tell an atheist or skeptic that God didn’t kill Jesus but we did, they get all riled up, usually saying things like,“I wasn’t there 2,000 years ago…don’t blame me!”  Of course, you weren’t there and, no, I’m not … Continue reading

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Wrecked

I will be out of town for a few days so I thought I would post this song by Sarrah Willhite (WorshipMob) before I go. I love the title because it explains what happened to me when I finally accepted Jesus’ … Continue reading

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About Following Christ

I get asked from time to time by atheists and skeptics why I make a distinction between following Christ and Christianity, or religion. To be clear, I do consider myself a Christian. The problem is that it’s a loaded word … Continue reading

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The Invitation

Salvation is not so much about making a decision as it is about accepting an invitation. But what are we being invited to? It’s not about going to heaven or avoiding hell. Heaven is only heaven because of who’s there. … Continue reading

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Why Jesus? Part Four

Eternal life is not a legal transaction, it’s an invitation into a transformational relationship. The invite is for us to participate in Christ’s very own life. We must make the distinction here between the Christian “religion” (ritualistic observation) and actually … Continue reading

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Noël!

Noël (or Noel) finds its source from the Latin verb nasci, meaning “to be born.” but the word itself comes from the Old French, literally “of or born on Christmas” (online etymology). In the Middle Ages it was a cry … Continue reading

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Why Jesus? Part Three

In part one and part two, we saw that Jesus came to live with us and show us what God is really like, and to show us who we really are. What we are focusing in on in this series … Continue reading

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