Originally published on June 25, 2020 by Kingdom Winds, as a response to the racial tension in our nation. Liturgy is translated as “the work of the people.” Throughout the history of Christianity, followers of Jesus have used liturgy as a rhythm that leads them in prayer and worship. There is a formative nature to […]Read More Spiritual Practice: Liturgy with a Focus on Peace
This Sunday is the start of Advent. I have been pondering much in this last season of life about hope amid chaos. Anticipating a better day. Anticipating resolve. Advent is the season in the historical Christian Church calendar that leads to Christmas. Christmas is the time on the church calendar where we celebrate the birth […]Read More Learning from Mary – an Advent Post
I often hear, “It’s not about a head knowledge. It’s about a heart knowledge.” Is this true? Is Christianity primarily meant to be experiential? Are we not supposed to care about knowledge and growing in our understanding of God? The reality is that I think that there are three main reasons for this: 1. We […]Read More Are We Unaware That We Are Disagreeing With Jesus?
What does it mean to grow in our relationship with God? This is a tough question. I believe that we have often defined this growth and maturity as something that it is not. It is a tough question to answer, because we have simplified formulas and measurements for growth. “If you do______ would you consider stepping up […]Read More Growing in Our Relationship With God
Do you ever struggle when people misuse the Bible to come up with strange positions that detour people from Jesus or even hurt others? At the heart of much of this misuse of scripture is usually some slogan or group of slogans that are present in Christian culture. It slowly forms our beliefs. What we believe […]Read More Jesus and the Bible are not the same thing!