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Tag: Faith

Among the Doers

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

Faith is not Silent

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

a Doing Theology

  “The theory of coal never turned a wheel or warmed the earth. Power has to be released to be effective.” –A. W. Tozer

Being and Becoming

  There is nothing deeply rooted in us…only that in which we have deeply rooted ourselves. All of the things that we feel make up the core of our identity–our upbringing, traditions, pains, positions, etc.–only serve as the establishment of … Continue Reading Being and Becoming

Live Out

  I have a firm belief that you will never understand something that you don’t live out. Our identity in Christ is resolute. But discovering the depth of that identity happens in the process of relationship, not in the acquisition of … Continue Reading Live Out

Purpose

  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

Love Lived

    Alex came up behind me as I was standing in line. I thought he was checking out too, so I began to move things around to give him space on the conveyer. As I looked up though, he … Continue Reading Love Lived

Adrift

It’s an odd thing to be adrift, to rise and fall on the swells of God’s sovereignty. To look at every horizon and only see water is unnerving. But to then be comforted by the very thing that overwhelms you … Continue Reading Adrift

(Un)Anchored

About a month ago, Dawn and I were sitting in the gym of a church on the north side of Houston. We were gathered with other youth pastors from South Texas, listening to the heart and wisdom of various leaders, one … Continue Reading (Un)Anchored