So Many Questions

This seems to be the season for questions. As the church I serve at is finishing a series on Habakkuk, I have had the privilege of speaking with a couple of individuals who are wrestling with some very hard questions about the Christian faith. If you are unfamiliar, Habakkuk is a Jewish prophet who recordedContinue reading “So Many Questions”

Sins of the Father

The other day I was exploring a video posted by Pete Scazzero from Emotionally Healthy Discipleship on the genogram. Basically, a genogram is like a family tree of dysfunction. You trace out your family tree in order to discern behavioral patterns and beliefs that have influenced your personal dysfunction and destructive behaviors and attitudes. ScazzeroContinue reading “Sins of the Father”

Made for Community

So at John Tischer’s recommendation, I have started reading Core 52 by Mark Moore. In short, Moore takes 52 core passages of scripture that every Christian should know. Each week you spend time reading, meditating, and memorizing one of those core passages and a few others linked to it topically. This week I am onContinue reading “Made for Community”

The Flowing Stream

After wandering through a dry, arid desert, you come upon a forested area. In addition to the shade, you find not one but two sources of water. The first is a bubbling stream of water flowing up from under ground and flowing into the distance. The other is a pool of algae-covered, stagnant water. IsContinue reading “The Flowing Stream”