A Beautiful Storm (A Prose for Michael Ryan Black).
Once, only once was I able to meet him, I shook his hand and embraced him, only once. I knew him from a distance, I watched his life unfold from stories told. Friends of friends would share his life with me, and at times I would laugh; at times cry. A Beautiful Storm. Scary at … More A Beautiful Storm (A Prose for Michael Ryan Black)
We are officially 22 weeks old. It’s like the way you would date a new-born. We have been celebrating at KeyStone Church for 22 weeks and we are growing. I would say we are growing slow and steady, but according to our stats we’ve tripled in size in these short months. I always thought it … More All Hell Breaking Loose
So, what are you thinking? Cheap Grace? We can just fulfill the lust of our mortal bodies and grace makes everything okay? Of course not, should we test the boundaries of grace by continuing to willingly sin? No, I believe that grace not only forgives, covers, and restores, but it also protects. So then, grace … More Recovering Pharisee Part II
Over the last few days I have had the privilege of hearing and discussing the issue of grace and restoration; especially how it applies to Christian leaders who have “fallen” and how the larger christian community responds to these leaders. Specifically Ted Haggard. This conference was called the Grace Initiative Roundtable. Honestly, that’s exactly what … More I Am A Recovering Pharisee