Tag Archives: Faith

Feelings or Faith?

I made someone mad again. It seems that upsetting people is my super power! In my defense, though, nothing I ever say is mean-spirited, derogatory or untrue – and I did apologize. But I have a way of saying things that are what leadership gurus today would call “Emotionally Unintelligent.” I remember when I worked […]

Holy Discontent

We just completed a study called Weird by Craig Groeschel in our adult Sunday school. I really enjoy Groeschel’s stuff – he’s honest and to the point. Weird was a six-part series challenging Christians to live a life that most people would consider weird. As Christians we are to love our enemies, pray for those […]

The Problem with Good People

At church today, my Pastor, Bret Truax at Calvary Baptist in Salem, OR, was preaching on baptism. Three kids from the church got baptized this morning, and the pastor used the occasion to remind the congregation about the origins and meaning of baptism in our faith. But it wasn’t a comment about baptism that caught […]