Category Archives: contemporary castophries

Worst advice possible…telling Christians to look within themselves

While scrolling through my Facebook feed not too long ago, this statement assaulted me; The wizard [of Oz] says look inside yourself and find self. God says look inside yourself and find [the Holy Spirit]. The first will get you … Continue reading

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Why Positively Powerless (expanded) is positively needed

Recently, I was in a business meeting in which I represented the organization I work for in a collaborative project with other organizations. The collaborative involved a grant application and therefore was contingent upon receiving those funds to be implemented. … Continue reading

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Why you won’t see me endorsing these people…

I spent 6 years at DTS to get my ThM (Masters of Theology). In those 6 years I heard numerous chapel messages since chapel was a requirement (6 years is a long time!). Truth be told, in my maturing years, … Continue reading

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Christians, let’s re-think this new year’s tradition…

I don’t want to be one of those kinds of Christians, hyper-critical and disrupting cherished beliefs simply because I see problems with it. I recognize that some of our practices, rightly or wrongly, can become so ingrained because of teaching … Continue reading

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On speaking things into existence and the biblical narrative

In my last post, I opened up my discussion on how we read the book of Revelation with a personal anecdote of how we bring presuppositions into reading the Bible. The specific example I used was a belief that I … Continue reading

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