The Only Sign We Get

The Only Sign We Get

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Jesus said it when they asked for a sign. “You’ll only get this one,” he said. “Jonah. That’s your only sign. “What’s so special about Jonah?” we ask. When we examine Jonah’s life, he is not a true picture of Christ in most observable ways. After all, when God said, “Arise and go to Nineveh,” […]

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Tabula Rasa – about the Wheat and the Tares

Tabula Rasa – about the Wheat and the Tares

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The people I like to listen to most these days, or under whose teaching I like to place myself, are the people who practice the Latin phrase Tabula Rasa – “I don’t know anything.” They are people who know they are blind and unless Jesus opens their eyes they won’t be able to see and […]

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How Do We Banish Meritocracy from Our Prayer Life?

How Do We Banish Meritocracy from Our Prayer Life?

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Are you sure you read that right? M.E.R.I.T.O.C.R.A.C.Y. Not mediocrity. So what is meritocracy anyway? It’s the merit-badge-mindset of the West – both Christian and non – that we get what we deserve, what we are worthy of, or work hard for. Salvation is free but position with God—especially when it comes to getting prayers […]

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