Perhaps the most important thing I've ever learned about following Christ is that you can't base your relationship with Jesus on emotions. Just because it "feels like" it's not going right doesn't mean that it's not. And vice versa. But after going to church and being around the Christian culture for 23-plus years now, I'm … Continue reading (For)Getting All the Feels: Rethinking the Way We Follow Jesus
Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up … Continue reading What Does ‘Truth in Love’ Really Mean?
I was sitting in my office yesterday, probably reading something on Twitter, when I turned to my right and saw that my blinds were closed. I'm fortunate enough to have an office that has a window. It's great. But today, I opened the blinds. I hadn't opened them for a while. I guess looking outside … Continue reading Would You Rather Have a Grim Truth or Pleasant Deception?