Spiritual Seed for a Flourishing Christian Life

This Spiritual seed encapsulates much of the Bible as succinctly as I can. I welcome feedback. 1 Thessalonians lays down a healthy baseline of values and approaches to life from which agile followers of Jesus draw on during their adventure of faith. These are like spiritual seed coming from the Source of all good “seed,” … Read more

Did the Father Abandon His Son on the Cross? Absolutely NOT!

Did the Father abandon His Son on the cross? Absolutely NOT! Although this has been a troublesome passage over the years…at least for some, including me! After looking at Matthew 27:46, the great Reformer Martin Luther was heard to mutter: “God forsaking God! Who can understand it?” How do we resolve difficult Bible questions in … Read more

Serve Others in our Pain

Serve others in transition when I’m in pain!!!! Are you serious? I probably have brushed over one crucial area too quickly as I have blogged about the change process, “endings,” “transition,” “new beginnings.” God fashioned us to influence others, which means, serve others. Certainly, we are acutely conscious of our own strong feelings from loss … Read more

Radical Mutuality, Linking Truth to Life through 1 John

Radical Mutuality! When I read a book, I like to know why the author has written. John carefully gives us at least two reasons. First, that God’s people experience ecstatic joy as we respond by faith to the invitation of God the Father and Son to share life in relational koinonia both with God and … Read more