Tag Archives: grace

RIP: Brennan

    This past weekend was one of sad news.  On Friday, I learned of the passing of perhaps my all-time favorite comedian, Jonathan Winters.  He was 87 and a Marine Corps veteran of WWII in the Pacific.  Jonny was very likely … Continue reading

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Spiritual Dyslexia

    Spiritual Dyslexia: that’s what TV evangelist Andrew Wommack calls a condition that affects so many of us. We hear the Good News but don’t really comprehend it. Keeping up with my own Grace vs. Sin continuum is like watching some eternal, never-ending tennis match. … Continue reading

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In the Beloved

“In love He predestined us to be adopted as His sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with His pleasure and will– to the praise of His glorious grace, wherein He has made us accepted in the Beloved.”  Ephesians 1:5-6   … Continue reading

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I can not adequately describe…

    . . .what it is. I do not know what they are exactly–moments of grace, I suppose. They are memories triggered ever so rarely that resemble a deja vu–but they are not that. Sometimes they are triggered by a smell or an image I … Continue reading

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Fear and Grace

    “Twas Grace that taught my heart to fear and Grace, my fears relieved. . .”     We all know the words, or at least we’ve heard them before. In the past two decades Amazing Grace has almost become a … Continue reading

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The Storm-Tossed Life

    If one’s Christian life can be described as a “walk” then it’s not likely one that is very relevant to anyone beyond themselves. It’s not likely a life that impacts others. Christian maturity, I think, has everything to do with enduring life’s struggles … Continue reading

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Holy Talk

About four years ago I had the bright idea of writing an article (or short book) about the language unique to churchy Christians, and about how one needed to use and understand a minimum of a couple dozen terms to feel truly part of “the … Continue reading

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