standing strong

Standing Strong Even When the Cavalry Never Arrives

Back when I was young westerns were popular, and even today that is all my dad watches. Some peculiar parts of every western were:...
Disillusionment in the Church

Tugging Rugs and Tired Horses – Disillusionment in the Church

In our interpersonal dealings with folks, as long as people are happy with the rug they are standing on, they will not appreciate you...
Recovering from a Bad Church Experiencevideo

Recovering from a Bad Church Experience by Steve Crosby

A great challenge for folks who have had a bad church experience is how to recover from it and move forward. Sometimes folks feel...
My Faith Story

My Faith Story; Here is Where I Was; Here is Where I am Now

This month's synchroblog is centered on our faith stories. everyone's got one. I feel like I tell mine here all of the time, but...
Newly Called

Wisdom for the Newly Called, Part Two

I remember so well how just about everyone who came to Christ in the late sixties and early seventies sensed a call to the...
the middle ground

Erasing the Middle Ground

Erasing the Middle Ground is no easy thing. As I focus on eternal things, there is a growing sense within me of the stark...
Newly Called

Wisdom for the Newly Called by Don Atkin

Many have acknowledged a calling from God from their childhood, and pursued that calling within the only context they knew.  Their only frames of...
Prophetic delay

Lessons from the Cave: Responding to Prophetic Delay

His dreams of fulfilled destiny lay wrecked before him. From the heights of being anointed for the throne, and of a famous victory over...