Monthly Archives: August 2012

ABC News Glosses Over Mormon Beliefs

Tonight ABC World News With Diane Sawyer had a very shallow report on Mormonism which they called “What Do Mormons Believe?”  However, they glossed over Mormon believes by telling us almost nothing about them. ABC didn’t tell us that the … Continue reading

Posted in belief, belief system, celestial wives, Christ, Christianity, cosmology, faith, Heaven, heirarchy, human body, Jesus, Jesus Christ, monotheism, Mormon faith, Mormons, polytheism, testimony, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, theology | Tagged , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Experiences Prayer Walking Around Dickerson Road In East Nashville

My wife and I have been regularly prayer walking with The Salvation Army Flag in the McFerrin Park Neighborhood of East Nashville and along Dickerson Road for 6 years.  We’ve had some amazing and exciting experiences.  Today she couldn’t come … Continue reading

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Obama can’t fix it, no, no. Romney can’t either. So who can fix it? Jesus will fix it, if we will follow and obey Him with all our heart!

Posted in alternative lifestyle, belief, belief system, Christ, Christian, devotion, disciple making, disciples, faith, faith-based, faithfulness, followers of Christ, hearing Jesus, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Jesus is Lord, Jesus Movement, Jesus Take The Wheel, lifestyle Christianity, lifestyles, meaning, miracles, mysticism, Obama, prayer, race, race for President, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Footprints Of Mystery (Fill The Natural World)

Footprints of mystery, spread across nature, baffle the best brains of mankind.  There is so much about our world and our universe that we humans (even those of us with the best scientific minds) cannot understand or explain by natural … Continue reading

Posted in atheism, awe, belief, big bang, burning heart, Catholic mystics, conscience, consciousness, contemplation, Creator, devotion, evil, evolution, faith, faith-based, footprints of God, free will, freedom, God, How Evil Works, human body, human life, human nature, human rights, inspiration, intellect, intelligence, justice, majesty, mind, miracles, moral principles, morality, morals, mystery, mysticism, natural laws, nature, non-material reality, proof of God, real world, relevation, right and wrong, right conduct, right living, supernatural, voice of God | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Life’s Biggest Problem? Self!

Life’s biggest difficulty isn’t overcoming negative circumstances.  It is getting free from bondage to self.  Self-interest, self-promotion, self-fulfillment, self-esteem, self-protection — these things get in our way and hold us in bondage to the torment of our own thoughts, feelings, … Continue reading

Posted in anxious thoughts, brain chemistry, brokenness, Christian values, Christianity, comfort, crucified with Christ, denial, feelings, followers of Christ, harmful habit, harmful thinking, immaturity, ineffectiveness, inner peace, Jesus Christ, lifestyles, making decisions, morality, obedience, obeying orders, personal pleasure, philosophy, right conduct, right living, self, self-control, self-denial, self-destruction, self-discipline, self-esteem, self-help, self-image, self-produced, self-will, Spirit-led, spiritual disciplines, spiritual formation, surrender, surrender to God, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Awesome Power Of Spiritual Interaction

*  One of the most powerful tools for personal transformation is spiritual interaction, openly sharing your faith, spiritual experiences, struggles, and concerns with others in a loving and compassionate environment.  (I have personally seen spiritual interaction produce life-changing results both … Continue reading

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What Do 21st Century Christians Need Most?

What do 21st Century Christians need most * teaching about Christ or * the life of Christ flowing through us? We have tried hearing lots and lots and lots of Christian teaching.  Perhaps it’s time that we let Christ directly … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century, alternative lifestyle, American church, Berry Street, Berry Street Worship Center, Christ, Christ-centered, Christian community, Christian organizations, church, church meetings, church programs, church roles, church structure, ekklesia, filled with the Spirit, Holy Spirit, order of worship, organic church, simple church, The Salvation Army | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments