God Is Still Seeking

“Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem. You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews. But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in … More God Is Still Seeking

Reflection on the Body of Christ and God’s Mysterious Ways

Ever since returning from China I have been reflecting on the Pauline metaphor of the Body of Christ.  Meeting Christians in China was an amazing experience.  I felt love, the Presence of the Holy Spirit, and the most sincere desire of the people to spread the love of Christ among their people and the world.  … More Reflection on the Body of Christ and God’s Mysterious Ways

Why Are We So Mental?

The Chinese words for mental illness are 精神病 Jingshen bing (spiritual sickness) and 心理疾病 xinlijibing (sickness in the heart).  I think that is significant, because it says to me that the non-clinical mental illnesses that many of us contend with are directly influenced by our spiritual and emotional states.  What do you think? I know … More Why Are We So Mental?

God–The Fulfillment of All Relationships

Humans are notorious for trying to seek fulfillment in their interpersonal relationships.  However, in my experience with people, no relationship matches exactly what we expect from it and even if they did get close, the hard reality is that every relationship on earth is temporary.  And yet, there is something within us that has a … More God–The Fulfillment of All Relationships