A judge has ruled that a “relationship with Jesus” doesn’t justify acts of conscience. The only problem is that a relationship with Jesus demands just that.
Keeping Attentive is the blog of Pastor Dave Gooderidge.
(Churches) are communities of sinners, gathered before God week after week in towns and villages all over the world. In these communities of sinners, one of the sinners is called pastor and given a designated responsibility in the community. The pastor’s responsibility is to keep the community attentive to God.
Eugene Peterson, Working the Angles.
Fifty Shades, pornography, the reshaping of our brains and the risk to our soul
God gave us a book full of words as the basic means of giving us access to his revelation so like it or not, in the final analysis, when all is said and done and at the end of the day we need to read.
Here’s a recomendation and a challenge for those who want to grow in their relationship with God
When we read the Bible we get to hear God speak, as clearly as you’re understanding what you’re reading here. What an absolutely amazing privilege!
Three words repeated eight times and the exposing of a problem the scale of which defies measurement.
“Success at work will play god and make promises to you that it cannot and will not keep. Success promises to fill holes in our hearts. If you only ascend this high or accumulate this much, your fears and insecurities will be resolved once for all. Success promises the love of those around us. They […]
I was in two minds as to whether to share Ryan Shelton’s blog with you. I was worried it may cause offence. And then I thought I’d post it anyway…..
Love this by Jefferson Bethke on why we should love Jesus and hate religion.
Why is the West largely silent about the massive scale of the persecution of Christians? There is almost no evidence that any of the Christians who are persecuted have done anything wrong other than hold fast to their own beliefs. What we are seeing is quite simply bullying of the worst sort. There is, it […]