A Letter From God to Me

Sometimes when we read the Bible we forget that many of the books are actually letters. Personal letters written by real people with real emotion, and real empathy. One of my favourite of these letters is Paul's dear letter to Philemon. Here it is again, except this time I've substituted Philemon's context for my own... The Epistle of God …

Building Bridges

This is a guest post from Richard Dahlstrom that I simply had to repost. One of the things that’s most annoying about what’s come to be called “Christianity” in western civilization is its tendency to create people who are withdrawn from the real world. This happens because of a false understanding of what “the world” …

Words Like Atom Bombs

Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs. - Pearl Strachan The words we speak are powerful things. Words can tear down or they can build up. They can bring death or they can bring life. This past week I did not use my words very well. In an argument with someone I …

Saturdays Suck!

Every year on Good Friday Christians gather to remember the day Christ was crucified. It is a day of great sorrow and pain. A day the world was cast into darkness and all hope was lost. A day of great mourning. But Friday is not the end. On Easter Sunday we gather again, but this time …