As a result of mysticism and falsehood there can be an aversion to dealing with the inner workings of the heart. Yet the Scriptures speak of this inner work often, even as it affirms the reality of God’s truth that exists whether we have an inner connection to it or not. Spirituality isn’t merely squishy
Archives for January 2016
Spiritual But Not Religious? If you’ve been around Evangelicals at all you know that they speak often about persecution in the West, and maybe not enough about persecution of Christians around the world. Sometimes church folks can be almost embarrassing in the way they complain about difficulties in the workplace or at school as if
Millenia-old definitions of human identity are tumbling like the price of so much unwanted crude. Now, thanks to new legislation announced from NDP minister David Eggen, schools in Alberta must permit young boys and girls to self-identify in any way they prefer, and to go to any washroom or change room their heart desires.
Obedience in the Christian life is a struggle between have-to and get-to. One the one hand the Christian believer is obligated to follow Jesus. It is as basic as Jesus’ two word command, “follow me”. That is the have-to part. But there is also the get-to. Obeying the Lord is the privilege of having been