Three Beautiful Gifts of Christianity to Humanity

Three Beautiful Gifts of Christianity to Humanity

When I was young, whenever someone pointed out how a different religion had an eerily similar story, belief, or teaching to Christianity, I’d be thrown off kilter or shift to denial. Now, though, it makes me glad, as I receive it as evidence God is, and always...
Love is the Point: 4 Ways Divine Love Makes Life Amazing

Love is the Point: 4 Ways Divine Love Makes Life Amazing

One of the next tattoos I’m planning to get is “Love Alone”, inspired by Hans Urs von Balthasar’s (what a glorious name!) phrase and book title, Love Alone is Credible.  You see, a Truth that’s radically altered my life is “God is Love”.  While there are many things...
LIES WE BELIEVE ABOUT GOD PART 5

LIES WE BELIEVE ABOUT GOD PART 5

I’ve got issues.  While Jesus has always been my jam, for a long time I thought God more than disliked me. Worth, belonging, and love are fundamental human needs and I was convinced when it came to our Creator and Ultimate Reality, I’d struck out on all three accounts...
Lies We Believe About God Part 4

Lies We Believe About God Part 4

When love is the way — unselfish, sacrificial, redemptive — when love is the way, then no child will go to bed hungry in this world ever again. When love is the way, we will let justice roll down like a mighty stream, and righteousness like an ever-flowing...
Lies We Believe About God Part 3

Lies We Believe About God Part 3

For most of my early adulthood I was caught in a vicious cycle of porn addiction that was, in part, brought on by my image of God.  You see, I thought our Creator’s default state was NOT liking me and sending me to hell, and ANY mistake I made in life was something...