A Junkie Shares about Addiction, Jesus, and the Salvation Army

There is philosophy, the realm of ideas and then there is life in the real world.  Probably the hardest part of Christianity, the gospel and the Bible is translating those teachings into the real world. A few short years ago a young man, me, went from all out junkie, serious, near death junkie, to all … More A Junkie Shares about Addiction, Jesus, and the Salvation Army

The Great Pillars of Society: Morality & Religion

“The great pillars of all government and of social life are virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor… and this alone, that renders us invincible.” -Patrick Henry, Letter to Archibald Blair, January 8 1799 There is something missing from our republic.  It’s something obvious, something vital.  It brings light to the mind and thoughts … More The Great Pillars of Society: Morality & Religion

The Illusions of Modern Society and the Gospel

“If we as Christians do not speak out as authoritarian governments grow from within or come from outside, eventually we or our children will be the enemy of society and the state. No truly authoritarian government can tolerate those who have a real absolute by which to judge its arbitrary absolutes and who speak out … More The Illusions of Modern Society and the Gospel

Confronting Sin: A Passion for Being Changed

Confronting Sin: A Passion for Being Changed “Tens of thousands, perhaps millions, have come into some kind of religious experience by accepting Christ and they have not been saved.”-A.W. Tozer A question on many minds is a simple one: Why do Christians look just like the world?  Where is this transformation they talk about? As … More Confronting Sin: A Passion for Being Changed

The Heart & Mind of Humanity: Reflections on Suffering, Choice, & Jesus Christ

The Heart & Mind of Humanity: Reflections on Suffering, Choice, & Jesus Christ Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart. Proverbs 21:2 ESV And I will give them one heart, and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of … More The Heart & Mind of Humanity: Reflections on Suffering, Choice, & Jesus Christ

The Spiritual Journey of Bill Wilson & Implications of the Genesis Mindset

“The door opened and he stood there, fresh-skinned and glowing. There was something about his eyes. He was inexplicably different. What had happened? I pushed a drink across the table. He refused it. Disappointed but curious, I wondered what had got into the fellow. He wasn’t himself. “Come, what’s all this about?’’ I queried. He … More The Spiritual Journey of Bill Wilson & Implications of the Genesis Mindset