Christian, Anonymously?

Questioning our anonymity... Should it be put on the altar? In 12-step programs we always respect anonymity. It's a necessary component of self-help community. But Christianity isn't conducted anonymously.

Obsession V. Surrender

Perfectionism is an obsession with the unobtainable. Sufficiency is surrender to the incomprehensible.

Prayers for Leaders? Prayers for Enemies.

Yes, we pray for our Leaders: That God will use them to accomplish His purposes. We pray: That he will hold them accountable for their graft, corruption, sins and crimes. That many will be awakened to a true understanding of right and wrong. That even those deceived in the past by wicked leaders - at every level - will be given a second chance to draw near the the truth.

And we pray for our enemies, especially ones who hold high offices and surround themselves with an enabling army of sycophants.

Sanctuary for Saints or Hospital for Sinners?

In Mark chapter 7:1-12 Jesus has an encounter with Pharisees from Jerusalem. Their issue is that Jesus has fed bread to his disciples who are eating with unwashed hands. According to the Law they are defiled, simply for having been hungry. Is church a Sanctuary for Saints or Hospital for sinners? Well I think the … Continue reading Sanctuary for Saints or Hospital for Sinners?