Why Doesn’t God Make Himself More Known?

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “But I wonder whether people who ask God to interfere openly and directly in our world quite realize what it will be like when He does. When that happens, it is the end of the world. When the author walks on the...

Bold Honesty

This post is meant to offer guidance to common “what now” questions that could emerge from pastor J.D.’s sermon on Luke 8:40-56 preached at The Summit Church Saturday/Sunday March 26-27, 2011. We watch as this nameless lady with a “discharge of blood” comes to Jesus....

The “Mr. Fix It” Communication Remedy

Stop me if you’ve heard (or lived) this one. A wife comes to her husband to tell him about her rough day. Let’s assume she is a teacher who has a student that is giving her fits. She describes him as a young hellion who hisses at correction and his eyes roll back in...

What Is a Live Body?

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis “A live body is not one that never gets hurt, but one that can to some extent repair itself. In the same way a Christian is not a man who never goes wrong, but a man who is enabled to repent and pick himself up...