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 →

Worth Your Weight In Salt

Because I am becoming increasingly concerned with the inability of American Christians to live out their faith in a practical and realistic way that does not require fanaticism about issues and politics, I thought it would be good to move through some teachings of Jesus  and discuss how these teachings actually live out in daily life. I... 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 →

Becoming A Student of Jesus

Considering the last post, I wanted to move forward in paths toward growth in Christlikeness. The first step is becoming a student of Jesus. We are students of many things and many people but are we a student of Jesus? Do we read scripture and learn from Jesus how to live? Do we pray and... Continue Reading →

One Thing

What is your one thing? I have thought a lot about what this blog's one thing should be. What is one message that I would like to get across to whoever happens to find my blog? I am not a theologian so I would fail if I tried to argue doctrine and the like. I am... Continue Reading →

Introducing 23 Things

23 Things is a learning phenomenon within the circles in which I work. To keep up with trending technologies and to train those that are somewhat leery of new web movements, a librarian developed 23 Things to introduce these technologies and to give participants the opportunity to develop new skills and apply internet based tools... Continue Reading →

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