Our Word’s Matter

A number of year’s ago, I had a book proposal rejected by a publisher. The book was based on the opening verses of Hebrews 11. 11 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. 2 For by it the elders obtained a good testimony. 3 By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so … More Our Word’s Matter

Switched At Birth

For most of us, our name was the first lie we were ever told.  Many of our parents or guardians, good intentioned as they might have been, looked at us with their heads full of ideas of who we were and who we were to become and said, “Let’s name him or her _____.” And … More Switched At Birth

How Certain Material “Miracles” Become Distractions

Nothing used to annoy me more than the preachers of the Prosperity Gospel.  I felt like they were turning Christ’s message of faith into something you could find on an infomercial.  It seemed like money and “blessings” were the only things on their minds and like any other pyramid system it was the people on … More How Certain Material “Miracles” Become Distractions

In It, Not Of It

Every once in a while I get this feeling that comes over me where I feel like I just want to quit trying to live my ideal.  I start thinking about how much love is in my heart and how difficult it has been for me to find an expression that translates universally and it hurts.  … More In It, Not Of It