Our rigid ideologies may be couched in “sacred” terms at times, but we need to understand the liturgy of our culture.
From the “right” to the “left” we are in liturgies to the different gods of our age. The demands are stringent. But to the “right” or the “left”, what is being sacrificed is the same thing: it is our children.
We will keep singing our righteous songs as to why OUR rigid ideologies are “right” and the other side is “wrong.” The gods of this age don’t care. The worship keeps coming and the next generation keeps getting sacrificed.
Lord, we are blind. Somehow, please open our eyes!
In 9 days we pack up a moving truck and begin a new phase of our lives. In the last four months, we have been able to see God do incredible things to prepare the way for us.
We’ve also had the incredible opportunity to visit all kinds of churches and see the Body of Christ in worship. While I am still hard on my own tribe (evangelicals) because we’re simply not ready for what is ahead in our culture (and I’m not sure just how many churches are), I am far more positive about the Body of Christ than before. Continue reading “Oh, the places we’ve been”
Yesterday was a travel day for us, so I wasn’t able to post readings for Saturday.
Psalm 87, 90, 136
1 Cor. 10:1-13
Ps. 66, 67, 19, 46
While I know it’s a need in my life to slow down when I read, it doesn’t happen enough. I slow down when reading Scripture, but when I read other books I hustle through too quickly. Continue reading “The abundance of his presence”
Reading for Today:
Psalm 24, 29, 8, 84
It is good to pause and simply worship. The psalms for today are great for reflection. Continue reading “Worship for the Day”
Reading for today:
Psalms: 50, 59, 60, 19, 46
1 Cor. 2:14-3:15
Unrest in our souls makes a season like Lent tough. Continue reading “The challenge to fix our gaze”
Reading for Feb. 18, 2018
Ps. 63, 98, 103
John 12:44-50 Continue reading “The pause within Lent”
Since leaving Heights Church at the end of the year, I have determined to visit different churches every week. (It seems I’ve been busy most Sundays the past 19 years.) Continue reading “My church binging weekend”