Catching up to divine diversity might mean a change in tone; celebrating instead of condemning, listening instead of talking, noticing instead of turning away.
If a God is disclosed who is free to come and go, the freedom God will surface in the brickyards and manifest itself as justice and compassion.
Jeremiah knew mature love demands that we love enough to see things as they are and to give voice to those things as a part of the work of redemption.
Celebrate your advanced age. And let your later years of faith be greater than your former years. Let your faith be old as in mature, seasoned, persuaded and abiding.
Our lives are a gift from God and there is no higher form of worship than to respond to that gift by offering oneself to the adventures of God.
If we were able to listen in on your prayer time with God, would it contain much praise? Not to worry if there is some deferred maintenance in your praise life, Psalm 8 comes as a friend to point us in the right direction.
Talking about God always energizes the church. Each past hope/energy event contains enough hope/energy for us today. God’s hope/energy is defiant and inexhaustible.
Anxiety, at base, is energy and with the aid of the Holy Spirit that energy can be channeled into faith while pursuing and accomplishing the works of faith in our right now.
The world desperately needs you and I to have an accurate, deep and authentic accounting of our hope. It’s the gift we have received and can give to the world.
God created time but lives beyond time. God enters and occupies time as God sees fit but is not bound by time like you and I. Which means time is a gift- a delivery system to deliver the gift of God’s own self!