Understanding Surrender

There can be a lot of negative connotation around the word surrender, sometimes underestimating its importance and meaning in our lives. We are all, or probably admire fiercely independent people who often are also those everyday heroes. Surrender is not always about big acts, but also the many small sacrifices we give everyday to loved…

Christianity is NOT Exclusive- It is Inclusive

In Christian beliefs, God’s son Jesus became human to reach out to all people of all nationalities and cultures to offer love and acceptance. Why is it more complicated than this when people try and explain Christianity today? God offered his love and said come as you are. Revelations 22:17 “Come! Whosoever will, let him…

21st Century Christianity

We are not living in the middle ages, or stone age for goodness sake. We are living in the 21st Century, an age of diversity and progression. An age that people fight for civil equality and humanitarian rights that go beyond the past, the oppressive ways of thinking regarding gender, cultural awareness, and connectedness. It…

The Dark Side of Religion

The dark side of Christianity is when people begin to believe it is by their own merit, their good works, their moral compass, their right standing, their knowledge, anointing or calling that makes them “saved,” “worthy,” “holy.” This breeds pride, power, and destruction merely satisfied to have attention from others, and never truly being a…

Drink, Smoke, Pills, Food

I wonder just how many people who smoke, drink, take pills, over eat, or have any other habit, enjoyment, or addiction believe that they can’t love God and God can’t love them. It has often been preached, in many different types of churches, that all these things are sins, moral sins, bumped right a long…

Restoration

I saw an old dress. The top was tattered blue with a peach slip underneath showing through. The top was a V-neck with slender tares along the blue silk. The hem was unraveling at the bottom and the waist, and the slip that ran the length of the dress was somehow pulled through the waist…