Author Archives: heavydeepreal

A Reader’s Response

Well, it turns out not everyone liked my last blog about my concerns regarding what I call the “partial Gospel.” My Facebook friend, Gordon, who I believe is an attorney, responded with this via FB: “I have been thinking for several hours about an appropriate response to this. Please take nothing here personally. I address […]

I’m Concerned

I was driving to Portland the other day, which is about an hour drive from my place in Salem. I decided to switch my Sirius-XM radio from channel 49, Soul Town, to channel 63, The Message – Contemporary Christian Music. I have to admit that I’m not a great fan of contemporary Christian because it […]

All Pain is Pain

As is the case when you blog or put anything out these days there will be people who disagree with you. I received the following email this morning regarding a blog I wrote a while back: I am a practicing Christian and I love God immensely. I was surfing the web to find out how […]

We Don’t Need Your Thoughts and Prayers

I was going through my local news feeds when I came across a headline that read, “We don’t need your thoughts and prayers.” This was a quote from a grieving man in New Zealand who was reacting to what appears to be a white supremacist attack against a mosque. The racist killed 50 worshipers and […]

Healing

I was at the high school where I mentor the other day dropping something off and just shooting the breeze with some of the staff. After about a half hour I left to go do whatever else was on my list that day when my phone blew up. It was the person at the school […]

God’s Up to Something!

I know, it’s a stupid headline. Of course God is up to something! He’s always up to something, right? But, in this case I mean something specific. About 18 months ago, my accountability partner and I started noticing something new happening. God was directing us to clear off our plates of all the extra stuff […]

Dear Lady Gaga…

I read a headline this morning while scrolling through Facebook that read, “Lady Gaga: Pence is the worst representation of a Christian.” The headline was from the Hello Christian blog and further quoted Gaga as saying, “To Mike Pence who thinks it’s acceptable that his wife works at a school that bans LGBTQ. You are […]