The Revolution

Dallas Willard once said there are no human solutions to human problems. The blame game that is so widespread post-Sandy Hook leaves me hollow. We all want to do something but what we really want is someone else to do something - thus the cry for gun control laws. In the Revolution of Character, Dallas... Continue Reading →

Inside Out

Now that we know who our teacher is we have to watch out for a major pitfall -  trying to do what Jesus says. Our goal is not to try but to train ourselves to become like Jesus. This is the power of off-the-spot training (spiritual disciplines) that reorients our lives and begins to work... Continue Reading →

What Changed On Sept. 11

September 11, 2001 was a key moment in my life. I was deeply affected by the tragedy. It sickened me to think that there was evil in the world capable of accomplishing what that group of terrorists accomplished. I decided that week that I didn't want to be a part of a world where this... Continue Reading →

The Christian Life Hacker Sermon

Yesterday, the pastor at our church gave a sermon on how God changes us.  I have eaten lunch with him once but we didn't get around to talking about my passion for discipleship and spiritual growth. So I was greatly pleased that yesterday's sermon was on spiritual formation. In the sermon, he told a story... Continue Reading →

Three Steps To A God Drenched Day

A 2008 study from researchers at Northeastern University monitored the cell phone signals of 100,000 Americans. The study was intended to track the movements of humans throughout their daily lives. Published in Nature, the study showed that humans are very predictable in their daily movements. They visit the same places around the same time each... Continue Reading →

A Guide To Dying To Self

In my life, a challenge, among many, is selfishness. I like things done in a particular way - mine. I often manipulate situations so that my preferences will override others. I am subtle and passive aggressive about it but I am as guilty of selfishness as an outspoken narcissist. God has changed me over the... Continue Reading →

Eliminate to Illuminate

If I am not careful, my stack of books to be read can grow by the day. I have never met an interesting website that I didn't want to subscribe to. If I enjoy a blog or writer I am never satisfied with reading just a few things by them, I have to read their... Continue Reading →

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