The river of God

We too often have become people who want to manipulate God and manipulate people. We love our formulas for success. We like our “ankle deep” relationship with God. We’re still fully in control. Read Ezekiel 47:1-12 HERE. The prayer revival at Asbury University has been going for a week. Visitors are coming so there areContinue reading “The river of God”

Why we are still so LOST as an American church

I am re-reading a classic in my life: The Dynamics of Spiritual Life by Richard Lovelace. I found a used copy online and have begun a fresh journey through these pages. Lovelace, writing decades ago, gets at why we are in such a mess in our current spiritual state in the white conservative American church.Continue reading “Why we are still so LOST as an American church”

We’ve camped at the mountain too long

What is the greatest enemy facing the Church in America today? “The treacherous enemy facing the church of Jesus Christ today is the dictatorship of the routine, when the routine becomes ‘lord’ in the life of the church. Programs are organized and the prevailing conditions are accepted as normal. Anyone can predict next Sunday’s serviceContinue reading “We’ve camped at the mountain too long”