Tag Archives: Relationship

The Ultimate Immune System

As we navigate our lives through a most unusual and stress-filled year, it’s good to take time to focus in on what’s most important for a healthy and vibrant life. We may be sheltering in place to keep ourselves safe … Continue reading

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Not what you know but WHO you know

Eternal life is not about a place, it’s about a Person. It’s not about what you know but Who you know. It’s not based on believing the right things, although believing them is important, it’s about experientially knowing God as … Continue reading

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Joy frees us from our counterfeit self

When we don’t find joy and bliss from our relationships we will look for it in counterfeits and live from fear rather than love. These counterfeits can show up in addictions and looking for love in all the wrong places, … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Seven

The following from Jesuit, Karl Rahner, is a sad commentary on the Western church today. He said, “We must be willing to admit that, should the doctrine of the Trinity have to be dropped as false, the major part of … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part One

As Christians, when we define what God is like we are, first and foremost, talking about relationship. God is love (1 John 4:8), which requires Him being in relationship within Himself apart from His creation. Otherwise, His love would be … Continue reading

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Religion vs. following Jesus

Religion is about us inviting God into our life; following Jesus is about Him inviting us into His life. I don’t believe in religion.

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Why we should meditate on these things

Why is it that we prefer bad news to good news? (If you doubt this, just watch the news!) Why do we tend to think the worst of people when we hear a tale instead of thinking the best of … Continue reading

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Help me let you go

There’s a new United Pursuit album coming out this week titled “Tell All My Friends,” and if the song “Let You Go” is any indication, it should be a good one. I love the soulful spiritual genre of the song, but even more, I … Continue reading

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Romance, heroism…and glory!

One of the many things my wife, Maureen, has helped me to understand is the value of love stories and romance. Over the last 37 years I’ve known her, I’ve seen dozens of “chick flicks.” I’ve also had advanced classical training in … Continue reading

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The incarnation of Christ – Part Two

When we start with Christ’s death, do we end up missing the whole point of His birth? I asked that question in part one, where we started looking at the incarnation of Christ. To order to understand Jesus’ birth, we must first lay … Continue reading

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