Confessions of a Former Pharisee [Part 3]: Stop Trying to Be a Good Christian

Math has never been my strong suit. In high school I only managed a decent grade in the last real math class I ever took... because I figured out how to manipulate my teacher into helping me arrive at the correct answers during tests. Yeah I’m slightly proud not at all proud of that. So… Continue reading Confessions of a Former Pharisee [Part 3]: Stop Trying to Be a Good Christian

It’s Time to Get Over Yourself and Share the Love

Is it just me, or is it feeling a little 1960s hippyish around here with all this love talk? Nevertheless… onward ho! Last week in the first article of this two-part series on God’s love, I wrote about the importance of accepting that you literally ARE, as related to identity, “loved by God.” Today I… Continue reading It’s Time to Get Over Yourself and Share the Love

True Salvation: The Opinion of This Previously Unbelieving Believer

To say that my world had been rocked after the events that occurred during the “Car Ride that Changed my Life” was an understatement. (This is a follow-up discussion of that post, so if you haven’t read it yet, please take a moment to do so!). I had just experienced a major paradigm shift. Don’t… Continue reading True Salvation: The Opinion of This Previously Unbelieving Believer