Years ago a friend told me that he was sad because he didn’t know his life’s purpose. For some reason, I had never thought about that concept before. And so, because I didn’t know how to take what he was saying seriously, I insensitively reacted with laughter. This upset him, which only made me laugh … More Transforming Purpose
Today in the Men’s Breakfast I lead we talked about our career paths and what led us to our church. In the course of the conversation we talked about the “Invisible Hand” that in retrospect seemed to be leading us even when we were cluelessly making decisions or trusting our gut. For some of us … More Is Destiny Written or What?
Someone recently told me that something I said in a sermon was prophetic. I didn’t have a chance to ask them what they meant by it so I don’t really know how they were using the word. In my experience of the word, people typically use it in one of two ways–either they use it … More The Benefits of Prophet Sharing
As a youth, I remember people saying in church that God was a jealous God while at the same time saying that God was the only God. That was confusing to me, because I did not know who God could possibly be jealous of. To tell the truth, it made God sound like a schizophrenic. … More 5 Ways To Interpret Jealousy Inducing Behavior
My original intent for this post was to write something about how the world needs to wake up. But as I started to think about what my message would be, I started to ask myself what exactly I was imploring people to wake up to. I wondered if it selfish was for me to say … More Trance End!: Seeing Truth Beyond Facts
Not Knowing Have you ever had the feeling That there’s something that you know But you can’t get the Answer Unless you let the question go It’s staring you in the face But you can’t see it with your eyes And if you listen with your ears All you’ll ever hear is lies It’s the … More Living In Mystery
Why are you looking at me? I woke up this morning thinking about how difficult it is to live up to people’s expectations. It was sparked by all this talk about Tiger Woods cheating on his wife and President Obama getting the Nobel Peace Prize right after signing off on sending 30,000 troops to war. I … More Sorry To Disappoint You
When taping a local spiritually focused TV show, the host asked me what The Roofless Church was all about. My first response was that it was my opportunity to give. The second thing that came up was that a church with no roof symbolizes the idea that God cannot be confined to a building or box like … More God’s Love Is Not Human