The Christian Life: Unfiltered

Scripture says that the one who has loved one another has fulfilled the law. Any other commandment is summed up in this word, "Love your neighbor as yourself. Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Therefore, love is the fulfilling of the law." The sum of God's purpose for human beings is to love one... Continue Reading →

How To Make Serving Others Easy

I was talking to a Pastor friend of mine recently and he expressed the need for his church members to be more willing to help and volunteer for the various ministries of the church. His church had seen growth in numbers but not as much in willingness to serve and contribute to the work of... Continue Reading →

Good For The Soul Playlist

In my last post, I talked about the profound impact of music on the spiritual life. I also promised that I would provide a playlist of songs that have enriched my spiritual life. Below you will find the link to this playlist. If you are expecting a list of praise songs and hymns you might... Continue Reading →

Apprenticeship With Jesus: Day 6

For Lent, I am walking us through a book called Apprenticeship With Jesus. You can follow along by reading my highlights and reflections. Extensive previews of the book, including excerpts, can be found through Google Booksand Amazon, as well as eBook purchasing options. Day 6: Love Is God's Money: Compassion As The Economy of the Trinity -  1 John 4:16 -  And... 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 →

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