I was recently honored with the opportunity to be a part of something…something that sought to put faith into action and answer the call of true religion. Shortly after, and from a different source, I was offered something else–the wisdom … Continue Reading Among the Doers
There is nothing more relevant to this world than the love and presence of God. That is to say–according to Merriam-Webster–that nothing has more “significant and demonstrable bearing on the matters at hand.” God is love. He defines the very … Continue Reading Faith is not Silent
“The theory of coal never turned a wheel or warmed the earth. Power has to be released to be effective.” –A. W. Tozer
You will never know the weight and significance of who you are apart from knowing the weight and significance of why you are. And the why of your life is all summed up in the heart of the Father … Continue Reading Being and Becoming…Concluded
Following Christ is…simple. Now, I understand that simple does not always equate to easy. Yet, the fact remains…following Jesus does not require the complexity of doctrines, theologies, or statements of faith. Are these things invalid? Certainly not. But their … Continue Reading Purpose
“Risk is right. To run from it is to waste your life.” This statement from John Piper sums up an entire body of thought of what it means to follow Christ. I think, at it’s purest, risk exemplifies faith more … Continue Reading A Brief Anatomy of Risk
Every bit of life in Christ is in life by the Spirit. The Apostle John once wrote that no one had ever seen God, but the Son, who is Himself God, He has made Him known (John 1:18). He, Jesus … Continue Reading Spirit and Truth–Part Three
There is no life in Christ apart from life in the Spirit. The truth of who the Father is, the truth of who we are in Christ, and the truth of His word is not just revealed by the Spirit, … Continue Reading Spirit and Truth–Part Two
I believe that every word from my Father is truth, and every word is a revelation of His love. I believe His Spirit is inside me to make that truth reality. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, … Continue Reading Spirit and Truth
Why does God love faith so much? Because faith chooses to act rather than just ‘believe’. Faith chooses to act on who God is rather than on what the circumstance is. Faith chooses to risk the natural on account of … Continue Reading A Treatise on Choice…Concluded.
I believe every word from my Father is truth. And His Spirit is inside me to make that truth a reality; to bring it to fruition in my life, as well as through me into the lives of others. About … Continue Reading A Treatise on Choice…Continued.
God inside of you is the most consequential and potent communion in all of creation. However, that relationship will not have effect until God inside of you becomes God moving through you in action. I’m not denying the work of the … Continue Reading A Treatise on Choice
What do you truly believe about God? It’s not what you affirm, not what you sing about, or even what you lift your hands to. It’s what you actually live out. There are two elements of faith that walk hand in hand, not entirely the same, … Continue Reading Radically for One
“You will never see Me do anything amazing if you are not willing to take any risks.” These are some of the clearest words the Holy Spirit has ever spoken to me. I’ve told this story several times in the … Continue Reading Radically with the Spirit