Category Archives: spirituality

The Movable Feast

Jesus said that the kingdom of heaven is about who comes to dinner (Luke 14).  Do we just invite our friends and family or do we include those who are marginalized from Christian society. His “ministry strategy” was like a … Continue reading

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Is that really You, God?

Hearing and knowing God’s voice is foundational to discipleship. “He calls his own sheep by name and leads them …and his sheep follow him because they know his voice” (John 10:3-4).  The scriptures are full of instructions and corrections to … Continue reading

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Re-incarnation

A Tibetan disciple reacted when I introduced myself as a follower of Jesus. He broke into a big smile, “Yes Jesus, the Savior. You know, the Dali Llama has the same Spirit, but in a different body.”  I returned his … Continue reading

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The Name of God

When people have an encounter with the Creator, they often begin by asking for his name.  It seems like a reasonable request. “Which god are you?” “There are so many.”  In the Biblical accounts, God often responds vaguely.  “I am who … Continue reading

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Organic Kingdom Communities

Organic Spiritual Communities Rooted in Households, Families  and Social Networks  Our default mental picture when we hear the word “church” involves church buildings and worship services.  We think of pews and pulpits, preaching and worship teams or choirs performing from platforms or stages.  This is … Continue reading

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If Jesus is the Answer, What’s the Question?

If we present a “good news” that is two dimensional rather than wholistic we run the risk of giving answers to questions that no one is asking. “If Jesus is the answer then what is the question?”   Jesus Saves. … Continue reading

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Beauty

We usually get our first awareness of God through beauty.  Its like a calling or enticement from what CS Lewis called the “far country”. That somehow there is more for us than this; wonder, awe, joy that seduce us towards … Continue reading

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