One Less Thing to Feel Guilty About

God is love. That is good news because we need real love from God. Instead of defining God by our feelings, our emotions, our definition of love, we need to step back and let God define love.   But before we do that, I want to say one word about emotions. Emotions are natural. Jesus…

Permission to Speak Freely: Done.

Go right now to Google and do a search for images on boldness. What did you find? A lousy quote by Thomas Jefferson? Some dude scaling a mountain for an unknown reason? A guy with a tattoo on his neck? A tiger? A pithy sentence telling you to “be yourself?” A dumb statement written in…

God is stubborn and God is love.

Is God defined by love or love defined by God? Over the past month or so, we have been tracing out one of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s more challenging statements. He wrote: That is the first commandment, the entire gospel. “Fear God”- instead of the many things which you fear. This is a dangerous statement. How can…