Tag Archives: Intimacy with God

True worship is a response to God

True worship is a response to God. It’s never coerced or required or any other such silly thing that some suppose. As Jesus told the Pharisees, if we didn’t praise Him the very rocks would cry out. Dutiful service is … Continue reading

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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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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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Awake My Soul

Father of the mountains, shepherd of the sea. Author of the questions that are hidden in me. A voice out on the water. A whisper in the trees. A longing to believe. Awake my soul, awake my soul. Like a … Continue reading

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Sonshift Study – Chapter Seven

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