Category: Blogs (Faith)

Trust – Not Goodness or Righteousness – is Ultimate

August 31, 2016 1 min to read

Trust – Not Goodness or Righteousness – is Ultimate

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Throughout pretty much all of philosophical and religious history, including irr...

Does God’s Love Prevent Him from Controlling Evil?

August 30, 2016 9 min to read

Does God’s Love Prevent Him from Controlling Evil?

Category : Apologetics, Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

I’ve just finished reading Thomas Jay Oord’s book, The Uncontrolling Love of...

Why “Jesus Crushes Sin” will be free – and available for purchase

January 28, 2016 2 min to read

Why “Jesus Crushes Sin” will be free – and available for purchase

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith), Non-fiction, Writing

Here’s some news for those who might not know: my newest foray into the n...

NCMI World Equip: Super grateful

October 9, 2015 4 min to read

NCMI World Equip: Super grateful

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

NCMI World Equip 2015 has been so very encouraging. If you don’t know what...

How African are South Africans?

November 5, 2014 7 min to read

How African are South Africans?

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Recently, among friends and colleagues, I’ve seen and been involved in a l...

How I Came to See Holiness in a Brand New Way pt 3

October 10, 2014 6 min to read

How I Came to See Holiness in a Brand New Way pt 3

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Perfect love. That’s the key phrase that changed everything for me. What i...

Summarising the Discussion on Mark Driscoll

August 28, 2014 4 min to read

Summarising the Discussion on Mark Driscoll

Category : Blogs (Current Affairs & Opinion), Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

When it was announced that Mark Driscoll, well-known evangelical pastor at Mars ...

Dealing with Addictive Sin: How I Came to See Holiness in a Brand New Way pt 2

August 22, 2014 6 min to read

Dealing with Addictive Sin: How I Came to See Holiness in a Brand New Way pt 2

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

In my last post in this series: How I Came to see Holiness in a Brand New Way, p...

Depression, Robin Williams, and Pathetic Church Beliefs

August 13, 2014 6 min to read

Depression, Robin Williams, and Pathetic Church Beliefs

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Robin Williams. Talented. Funny. Wacky. Deep. Able to move from one subject to a...

How I Came to See Holiness in a Brand New Way, Pt 1

August 1, 2014 4 min to read

How I Came to See Holiness in a Brand New Way, Pt 1

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

A journey of many, many years comes to a solid foundation to work from. I don...

The Big Question of Christian Music

July 31, 2014 6 min to read

The Big Question of Christian Music

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

I suppose the first thing I should say is, is Christian music really a big quest...

Why Slow Church Intrigues Me

June 5, 2014 7 min to read

Why Slow Church Intrigues Me

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

I’m not one for the latest and greatest thing, especially when it comes to...

December 21, 2013 4 min to read

Why a Church’s Quest for Relevancy is Irrelevant

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith), Worldview & Culture

Crystal Cathedral in Orange County, California, U.S.A. (Soon to be renamed ̶...

Little by Little – The Culture of God

October 1, 2013 3 min to read

Little by Little – The Culture of God

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

  In a previous post, What Did Jesus Do About Money?, I ended off with Proverb ...

What Did Jesus Do About Money?

September 29, 2013 13 min to read

What Did Jesus Do About Money?

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

In my Matthew and Money series, I looked at what Jesus taught about money and w...

The One Design of the Christian Life: Enjoying and Knowing God

September 12, 2013 7 min to read

The One Design of the Christian Life: Enjoying and Knowing God

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

“One design you are to pursue to the end of time – the enjoyment of...

The Harbinger: Really?

September 11, 2013 2 min to read

The Harbinger: Really?

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith), Writing

Recently I was checking out some books at Amazon.com under “Christianity&...

What is the Main Purpose of Business?

June 28, 2013 2 min to read

What is the Main Purpose of Business?

Category : Blogs (Faith), Business, Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

In my usual meanderings through the Internet I’ve recently come across wo...

Matthew and Money: It’s Not Always a Sin to Worry

June 13, 2013 5 min to read

Matthew and Money: It’s Not Always a Sin to Worry

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

In my last post, I spoke about how Matthew 6:25 – 34 needs to be understo...

Matthew and Money: Our Covetous Culture

June 12, 2013 4 min to read

Matthew and Money: Our Covetous Culture

Category : Blogs (Faith), Life-Ecstatic (Faith)

Ever noticed how, in our culture, we’re basically taught and brought up t...