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One symptom of the Curse of the Fall is our natural tendency to trust charisma over moral truth. God works through His Creation. Indeed, Creation — Reality — is imbued with His moral character. In terms of human experience, there … Continue reading
I have a burning conviction in my soul that something big is about to break out in our world. Several of you have discussed with me privately how God is calling you to serve in ways that make no sense … Continue reading
Just a reminder folks: I am your servant. Some of you already communicate with me — comparing notes, asking questions about something I’ve written or even seeking pastoral counsel. At least a couple of you call me from time to … Continue reading
You can’t defy the Creator. Don’t think in terms of absolutes or you’ll never get this. God operates on the basis of proximity in His Creation. So you will find yourself in relative terms close to or far from Him, … Continue reading
For those who are curious, a generic non-sectarian funeral is really quite simple. First, you have to understand that funerals do nothing for the dead, but are for survivors. At most, we are simply consoling each other. There is nothing … Continue reading
First, God alone knows how grateful I am that some of you are praying with me. I wish I could tell you, but it’s off the scale. The torn muscles in my left leg are almost healed. I am very … Continue reading