When we say that we're "sharing life," we're being intentionally ambiguous kind of like this picture. Like the faces pointing in, we're sharing our lives. According to St. James, the kingdom of God operates under one law, “Love your neighbor as yourself” (James 2:8). Of course we can't do that from a distance and so … Continue reading In a Foxhole
It's more than sad that Christians have a reputation for being hypocritical. As the light of the world, Christ came to reveal and to expose. All who come into his light must simultaneously become more authentic and more pure. We can only do this when we believe enough in the potency of his blood to … Continue reading Let There Be Light!
Christ said, "On this rock, I will build my church." (Matt. 16:18) Paul wrote that, "His (God's) intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to His eternal purpose that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord." … Continue reading Stand Up, Church
If we're working too hard to bring one person to Christ, we might have more in common with the Pharisees than with Jesus.
Holy holism! Can we really keep it all together?
Here is a 14 minute video of Neil Cole speaking at the 2010 Verge Conference on making and multiplying disciples out of the gut-level compassion of Christ. <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/15288008">Neil Cole: Making and Multiplying Disciples</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/vergenetwork">Verge Network</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
For such a sought after piece of jewelry, the Ring of Power doesn't seem to be very powerful. What power does the ring bestow to its wearer but invisibility? Could a person so empowered aspire to hold sway over personal and even global outcomes? Indeed they can and they do. Unlike The Invisible Man, Frodo … Continue reading Breaking Up With Sauron