Tag Archives: Relationships

Joy to the world!

We’ve already seen that joy is encountered in relationship, so when the angels announced that a Savior was born in Bethlehem what they were heralding was that Joy Himself had come into their world! It was the announcement that humankind … Continue reading

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From brokenness to joy

How would you define brokenness? I’m talking about the emotional or relational kind. I thought about this when I read Insanitybytes22’s (“IB”) post, “Rewire Ye Olde Hardware.”  If you haven’t read it already, you should go there and read what … Continue reading

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Dealing with our relational blind spots

One the biggest blind spots we humans seem to have is the ability to “do unto others as we would want done to us.” That’s what makes Jesus’ admonition so interesting. What we’ve called the golden rule, one of the … Continue reading

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The foundation of my life

Last February, I posted this song, “I Will Build My Life” by Housefires. You can read about what I said here. As it was then, my life is not built on making the best argument for God, or having to … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Six

I’ve already covered the theology, history, and the common objections to the Christian doctrine of the Trinity in this series. Now, I would like to share my thoughts and reasoning for why it should matter to us. There’s so much … Continue reading

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Everything is relational

In my post, “Thoughts about Intimacy” I said that when we think about God as Father, Son, and Spirt we must understand that He is relational before  we understand anything else about Him. God is love (1 John 4:8), and … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Subversive Kingdom – Part Twelve

In this world construct that we live in, you don’t believe something until you see it; with Christ’s kingdom, you won’t see anything until you believe it. Its subversive nature confounds the wise and resists the proud. By faith, not … Continue reading

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