Category Archives: passion for God

Reflections on Jesus

“Jesus rose,” is much more reasonable than “nothing produced everything.” A virgin birth is much more reasonable than time & chance creating the Universe. Jesus walking on water is much more reasonable than life creating itself. The living Jesus can personally … Continue reading

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Jesus building His ekklesia (a beyond church poem)

I woke up this morning with this poem going through my mind. (Did I write it or did the living, resurrected Jesus give it to me?) The living Jesus is speaking to all His followers. Perhaps we should allow everyday … Continue reading

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What Can Ignite Human Hearts?

Christ-followers are like A bed of red-hot coals. Separate the coals And their fire gradually goes out. Pull them close together And they burst into flame. Isolation, independence, and formality, Make Christians cold. Sharing honesty, humility, and intimacy, In Spirit-led … Continue reading

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