God Uses Us: Shackles and All

This week as we continue our Summer Blog Tour about Unshackled Faith we go to Jonathan Woodall who has some great thoughts about how God stretches and uses us through our questioning. It reminded me of this painting and post I wrote several years ago to celebrate the heroes of Faith. Mine Eyes Have Seen…

Name the Shackles

Our Summer Blog Tour continues this month with a wonderful post by John Dobbs about taking a moment to put a name to the fears that keep us from making progress in our faith. I love the heart of this man and I immediately thought of this painting by Joel Phillips called Battling the Demon. I…

Our Dream of God

Things can get really out of balance and unhealthy at times. To much focus on work partnered with and over abundance of access to world news can lead a person to think they are doing life on their own…everyone is not to be trusted … and we quietly whisper…even God… This week I have really…

Christ the Redeemer

  It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Galatians 5:1  Seems simply enough…but how do we find ways to express our freedom in Christ? What does an open accepting view of Jesus look like?  Can you imagine the possible attraction for the world if we were to truly tap into this kind…