God’s Artwork

God’s Artwork

Legalism. Rigid. Rules. Everyone looks the same. Little diversity. Working. Working. Striving. Criticizing. Do things the way we do them. We know what is best. Structure. Rules. Do’s and don’ts.  Everything is in black and white. Open wide the curtains and swing the windows open wide. Let the aroma of grace drift in. Breathe in…

Trace The Grace

Trace The Grace

The second you are born you are immersed, ankle deep, in the vast ocean of God’s grace. It is a beautiful common grace that we all experience. The ability to enjoy the gifts that God has lavished on sinful men—fresh spring days, a soft rain, a kiss from a loved one, the smell of hamburgers grilling, a warm shower, the ability to forgive…and…

His Dreams

His Dreams

So many hopes and dreams. They started as small seeds planted. Anticipating. Dreaming. Praying…almost losing hope. Now I am older and they are still there…those dreams. Yes. They are still there. Some have come to fruition, some are in process.Confusion sometimes enters in, then the dreams seem distorted and out of place. A storm swirling,…

Am I Right?

Am I Right?

How do I know that what I believe about God is true? I’ve been going to church my entire life. I’ve heard a similar message in each church, although it has taken on the personality, background, theological training or lack of theological training, of whoever happened to be presenting what they called “truth”. I’ve been…