Mass Shootings – the demons we don’t address

In Jesus’ ministry, He regularly cast out demons. It wasn’t considered “superstitious” – it was a reality. Today, many Christians regularly dismiss demons as something archaic, or only occurring in Jesus’ day. We’ve bought into naturalistic thinking that there must be some “biological disorder” in a person who does evil or crazy things.  The label most […]

By |November 4th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Science & Faith — We Need to Work Together Again

Due to an inability to describe the world around them, people living before the age of science often attributed to God the sole cause of natural events. In man’s ignorance, he often gave God the credit for certain key biological or physical mechanisms that today can be explained through the scientific method of discovery. […]

By |October 24th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Practicing Silence as a Spiritual Discipline

“Be still and know that I am God.” (Ps. 46:10.) This is perhaps one of my favorite verses in the Bible. I love it’s simplicity, but recognize it’s complexity. (That is so like God, isn’t it?) It is a simple statement — be still. It is also a very difficult thing to do because […]

By |September 30th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

“Fire & Faith” – what a natural disaster taught Samantha about faith

Whipped up by 116 F winds, the Lake Fire had devoured over 20,000 acres by the time I returned home after having been away for the week. I expected the acrid smell of woodsmoke, the blotted out stars. Then, turning onto the road that wound up the grade to my mountain community, I saw what […]

By |July 26th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Setting Your Mind on Christ: are you ready to silence that inner critic?

Feeling inferior comes from within; that inner critic — the voice that insults you every time you make a mistake… “Oh that was stupid, stupid!” “When will you ever get it right!” “Like you’re going to succeed — what a joke.”   That attacker is also a destroyer. It will keep you from trying […]

By |June 5th, 2015|blog|2 Comments