GOD IS DOING A NEW THING: DEVELOPING INTELLIGENCE

No prolonged infancies among us, please. We'll not tolerate babes in the woods, small children who are an easy mark for impostors. God wants us to grow up… - Ephesians 4:14-15 (The Message) Some hard-to-hear headlines over the past week: “Disapproval Rate for Congress at Record 86%” and “Gulf Between Political Parties Reduces Standard and … Continue reading GOD IS DOING A NEW THING: DEVELOPING INTELLIGENCE

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GOD IS DOING A NEW THING: Language Matters

“Our first objective will be the development of self-restraint. This carries a top priority rating. When we speak or act hastily or rashly, the ability to be fair-minded and tolerant evaporates on the spot. One unkind tirade or one willful snap judgment can ruin a relationship with another person for a whole day, or maybe … Continue reading GOD IS DOING A NEW THING: Language Matters

God is Doing a New Thing: Getting Started with our Transitions

Go ahead and be angry. You do well to be angry—but don't use your anger as fuel for revenge. And don't stay angry. Don't go to bed angry. Don't give the Devil that kind of foothold in your life. – Ephesians 4:26-27 (The Message version) In her prize-wining novel "Gilead" Marilynne Robinson tells the story … Continue reading God is Doing a New Thing: Getting Started with our Transitions