Bonhoeffer speaks to Jesus’ passion and says that in all, “what is at stake for Jesus is…solely his love for real human beings” (p. 92). And because His love is what is at stake, He can “enter into the communion of their guilt”. That… Continue Reading “Love is a Risk (communion)”
Usually the phrase is the “naked” truth. I choose “vulnerable truth” because many of us master a form of nakedness called transparency. It is not vulnerability; it is simply truth we can control. The way we view vulnerability depends on its first presentation to… Continue Reading “The Vulnerable Truth”
I hear this word a good bit these days — preference. Choice. Option. We all have this freedom to choose, to exercise our option. And this works…in isolation. When we have to merge preferences or compromise with another’s preference, then we have another choice:… Continue Reading “The Power of Preference”
Good day to all. You’re invited to join me for the second discipleship class. We will study how faith works by love. I’m excited about the opportunities we have to learn and grow together. It’s a valuable 1 1/2 hour session to review the… Continue Reading “Discipleship Class #2 (an invitation)”
I want to share a concept I call spiritual mining. It’s a likely topic for the monthly discipleship class (see the home page for more information), so I’ll give a general overview here. mining: the process or business of digging in mines to obtain… Continue Reading “Spiritual Mining: Value God’s Word to You”
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