Exciting news

Mark and Bob may have the opportunity to appear on Sid Roth’s television program “That’s Supernatural”. Bob shares an interesting “divine” appointment that may point towards the possibility of appearing on Roth’s T.V. program.

How to Face our Brokenness

In part 1 of this discussion we looked at the verse: Romans 12:3 “…Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgement, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.” Most of the time this verse is offered as a warning against the […]

Facing my Brokenness

Romans 12:3 “…Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgement, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you.” Most of the time this verse is offered as a warning against the sin of pride, and so it should be, but it has […]

Can we say no to God’s love?

In order to love, we must be free to choose not to love. If we are forced to love then our love is not love at all, it is just robotic or forced. Love requires freedom. For this reason, we were all created with the ability to say “no” to God’s love. Unfortunately saying no […]

How can an all-powerful, all loving God allow suffering in His world?

At first glance the nature of God presents us with a logical impossibility. The Bible tells us that God is infinitely powerful [there is nothing he can’t do and nothing he can’t fix] and he is infinitely loving. When we suffer, and our immediate prayers are not answered, we are tempted to believe either one […]

Opening Your Mind to Open Your Ears

In my last blog post I mentioned that we have a cultural communication bias against hearing God’s “voice”. Our culture shouts at us and God whispers. It is not simply that the subtlety of God’s communication occurs because He speaks softly, it is also the ways that He speaks softly. He does not always speak […]

What is “hearing God’s voice” anyway?”

One of the biggest problems we religious folk have is our jargon. Sometimes I wonder if we have any idea what we are talking about. Has it ever occurred to you that our speech might be incomprehensible to our average non-religious neighbor or co-worker? Probably not. I say “probably not” because much of the time […]