the anchor

By |2013-09-01T16:09:29+00:00September 3rd, 2013|church life, discipleship, faith, leadership, theology|

“The Bible is by far the most fascinating, beautiful, challenging, and frustrating work of literature I’ve ever encountered. Whenever I struggle with questions about my faith, it serves as both a comfort and an agitator, both the anchor and the storm. One day it inspires confidence, the next day doubt. For every question it answers, a new one surfaces. For every solution I think I’ve found, a new problem will emerge. The Bible has been, and probably always will be, a relentless, magnetic force that both drives me away from my faith and continuously calls me home. Nothing makes me [...]

10 lent questions….

By |2013-03-04T16:56:16+00:00March 6th, 2013|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, random, theology|

from Rachel Held Evans,..... 10 Questions to Ask Yourself. 1. When I wake up on Resurrection Sunday morning, how will I be different? 2. Is there a habit or sin in my life that repeatedly gets in the way of loving God with my whole heart or loving my neighbour as myself? How do I address that habit over the next 40 days? 3. Is there anyone in my life from whom I need to ask forgiveness or pursue reconciliation? 4. What practical steps can I take to carve out time for daily contemplation? 5. What spiritual discipline do I need [...]