“-er” Requires a Standard

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “If your moral ideas can be truer, and those of the Nazis less true, there must be something—some Real Morality—for them to be true about (p.13).” Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis Our language condemns us. But I...

Life In/Under Christ – Ephesians 1:15-23

The Eyes of Your Heart (1:18) How can two people look at the same thing or event and come away with very different conclusions? Culturally, this is explained through a system of beliefs called “relativism” which states that only perspective (as opposed to real,...

Good Cop Bad Cop Parenting

When is balance not balanced? When extremes are cancelling each other out. I can remember the treatment for a significant ankle injury incurred playing baseball. It involved two five gallon buckets. One filled with ice water. The other filled with steaming Epson salt...

What Would Make a Devil of Us?

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “The most dangerous thing you can do is to take any one impulse of your own nature and set it up as the thing you ought to follow at all costs. There is not one of them which will not make us into devils if we...

Life in God’s Family – Ephesians 1:1-14

God Our Father & Adoption (1:2-5) We often have a tendency to try to apply biblical metaphors backwards. We start with what we know and assume it is the “real” thing and then assume it is a bigger version of what we do know. So when we hear that God is our Father...