Why Does God Say He’s Great And To Be Worshiped? Is God A Braggart Or Just Insecure? Where’s His Humility?

As a non Christian I always wondered why a great and powerful god would brag about being great and powerful. After all, assuming this god exists, shouldn’t he take the moral high ground and be humble about it? Where was his humility? And why does God demand we worship him? Shouldn’t he be meek and… Continue reading Why Does God Say He’s Great And To Be Worshiped? Is God A Braggart Or Just Insecure? Where’s His Humility?

A Few Bread Crumbs Please (Why We Have No Fruit)

Life is strange. A month ago on the way home from church, you rescued a man from a burning car wreck. Without thinking, you acted on impulse and snatched him from the blazing flames. You just did what you had to do. Then life went on and you never heard from him again. That is,… Continue reading A Few Bread Crumbs Please (Why We Have No Fruit)

The Problem With Self Punishment

Ever feel that you’re in the zone?  You’ve doing everything right spiritually, you’re flying high, and all is well?  Then suddenly you screw up big time and the bottom drops out from under you. Your milestone of success is gone and now you’re stuck in the tar pits of despair? I know this feeling. We’re… Continue reading The Problem With Self Punishment

Does God Send Good People To Hell? Are Christians Just Mean Spirited?

Before I believed in Jesus, I’d get furious whenever someone proclaimed  that “anyone who doesn’t know Jesus goes to Hell.” Not that I believed in Hell. Or in a Heaven for that matter. But in my mind, I pictured Christians as nasty dogmatic Bible thumpers who must be eager to condemn others with different beliefs.… Continue reading Does God Send Good People To Hell? Are Christians Just Mean Spirited?

Does God Accept Me When I Repent Only Out Of Desperation

So you screwed up big time. You did it your own way and your world came crashing down. Now you’re broke, desperate and afraid to get out of bed. And if you’re honest with yourself, this may be the only reason you’re turning to Jesus now. So even your motives suck. You’re drowning. All you… Continue reading Does God Accept Me When I Repent Only Out Of Desperation

Being Stuck In The Desert

(Letter to Helen) I know you’re in despair. And that it appears you will always be in debt, always be unemployed and have never ending depression. This is a lie. I am praying for you. The Lord uses this time to draw you to Him. You can yell at Him, cry at Him, talk to… Continue reading Being Stuck In The Desert

WOW: Wish I Knew This Sooner!

The Difference Between Intelligence and Genius Intelligence: Being able to learn from your own mistakes Genius:  Being able to learn from other people’s mistakes True Humility Is not thinking less of yourself but thinking of yourself less. You are valuable to God. But never let your value get in the way of listening to God… Continue reading WOW: Wish I Knew This Sooner!

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Faith & Works-Are You Asleep At The Wheel?

Ever stay up to watch a late night movie on TV? But when you close your eyes for just a second, you find you missed the movie and are stuck watching the credits? We’ve all done this. We delude ourselves into thinking we’re awake when we’re really asleep. Or take the near death experience which… Continue reading Faith & Works-Are You Asleep At The Wheel?