Running

So, anyways…

I’m starting to wonder what I can do in terms of daily commitment to the world. I really liked the pressure of the posting every day. My blog may have suffered from it, in terms of quality of content. ;-P So, let’s make it happen again.. I’m probably going to do a picture every day. Most won’t be artsy, and most will be on my iPhone, but it’ll keep the daily content coming. So let’s start with what I’ve been doing for the last 3 weeks.^_^ Editing 29 hours of audio and 13 hours of video....

Christian Fundamentalism – Fundies

Ugh, externalistic fundamentalism. That beautiful concept that has helped produce more crusty Christians than I can imagine. It makes a lot of sense. Much of child training up until 1995 when Ted Tripp’s book “Shepherding a Child’s Heart” came out drove the child’s externals and really ignored the child’s heart. They wanted their children to look good and be a pretty trophy on their shelf. When people care only for the letter of the law they are not setting themselves up for success. And when they add to the law, especially in application to other people’s lives, they are setting themselves up for destruction. I’ve heard more than enough stories of unrepentant hypocrites who made a big deal about how they...

Take Care

I’ve found that there are certain pathways that lead me to certain sins. If I start to wander down that road in my mind, I typically end up going elsewhere.  I think the Proverbs 7 warning holds true, especially in the lust sin. “ Passing along the street near her(seductress) corner; And he took the path to her house” ~ Proverbs 7:8  If we allow ourselves to wander down a road in our mind, it can lead us to bad places. Walking down the road may not be bad, but where it leads can be a problem. So if you struggle with a sin, it can be anything, anger, lust, complaining, bitterness, etc, look for those warning signs. Look where you’re walking. Be careful. It can oftentimes be easier to avoid temptation in the first place...

Look in the Mirror

Do you ever stare at yourself in the mirror and ask who you are? Who are you becoming? Why do you do what you do? Being honest with yourself about who you are and the direction that you are headed can be difficult. Oftentimes we’re blinded to our own faults and easily see others very clearly. The Christian life is about walking down a path. You’re either walking away, or you’re walking towards Christ. Where are you walking?