Category Archives: Identity

Mighty Hand | Jon Thurlow

This is a song we’ve been singing recently that has so resonated with us. It comes from Jon Thurlow’s album, “Heat of Your Gaze.” God is setting His beloved free from her transactional prodigal religion of fear, where inheritance means … Continue reading

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God really is a good Father

Every Father’s Day I post something about our heavenly Father. I shared the song “Good Good Father” by Pat Barrett and Tony Brown (Housefires) in February 2015. Since then I’ve shared interviews and other renditions of the song, including one with … Continue reading

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The War Is Over

“The war is over. His love has come, to call us daughters and sons. No longer orphans without a home; we have found where we belong.” These are some of the lyrics of Josh Baldwin’s song, “The War Is Over” … Continue reading

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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 Nine

We’re now ready for chapter nine in our discussion on my book, Sonshift: Everything Changes in the Father’s Embrace. Today, we’ll be looking at “Heaven 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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Sonshift Study – Chapter Six

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

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