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What God’s Love Wants

God has been teaching me so much about his love. "For God so loved the world, that he gave..." "While we were still sinners, Christ died for us." A few weeks ago, as I was thinking about this, he spoke these words into my mind: "My love wants to go where it isn't."...

I’m a User… and a Believer. You?

I’m a User… and a Believer. You?

There are two kinds of people filling our churches. Both think they're faithful Christians. The User believes God exists for them. They don't say that, of course, but when it comes right down to it, his purpose (and his ultimate use in their lives) stems from his...

Sinking the stress Kraken

Sinking the stress Kraken

Stress is a slippery bugger, hard to pin down and even harder to shake loose. It's like a Kraken, a creature of the deep summoned to sink ships and scare people. And kill them to death. The last month or so I found myself swamped and suckered by a stress Kraken. A big...