No Caste System Christianity for me thank-you-very-much.. bring on the brokenness…

I want this to be true of my life…. “those who realize the depth of their brokenness and are clinging all the more tightly to Jesus.” “The gospel is not the ABC’s of Christianity; it is the A to Z of Christianity. When we forget the gospel, we cheat our disciples. We give the impression that being a follower of Jesus means becoming less broken, less sinful, less hopeless. So we create a caste-system-Christianity: there are the really broken people (unbelievers), the pretty broken people (young believers), and the people who have learned to pretend they’re not broken (mature believers).Not only … Continue reading No Caste System Christianity for me thank-you-very-much.. bring on the brokenness…

#18 The Power to Change

Hi friends. It’s been awhile but we still are journeying through The 30-30 Series   Thanks for pausing for a moment to think with me.  #18 The “power to change” is this:  Heart change does not start with us.  In my post a week ago few months ago I admitted I had developed a swearing problem and a heart that felt wrecked beyond despair. I wrote:     “I have seen parts to my soul I did not know existed until this year and my heart is weary. I would cry when reading this quote if I wasn’t already so cried out from this week. … Continue reading #18 The Power to Change

A writing week… for music and musings

I am so tickled. This week I am taking holiday time. I’m not going anywhere. I am not going abroad, or even to another city. I don’t have grand plans. I am just going to be still and rest. I suck at resting. It is definitely not my strong point in life. So this week I will take 5 days off and just hibernate. Hide from the world. And take a holiday with me, maybe by the sea, but it will be a time to rest for the weary. A time for the soul to be still. (I live by … Continue reading A writing week… for music and musings