Archive for August, 2011

The Dangers of Dogma

Posted 31 August 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Tweet   “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” […]

The Most Unlikely Disciple

Posted 23 August 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | No Comments

Tweet (This blog is adapted from the first chapter of Rich’s soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This book follows the life transforming work being done for over 20 years at the Center for Christian Life Enrichment.) “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save […]

Memories of My Friend, Missy

Posted 01 August 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 5 Comments

Tweet The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares. Henri Nouwen I grew up loving animals and nature. I felt most […]

Grappling with God – Introduction

Posted 01 August 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 1 Comment

Tweet (This is an excerpt from the introduction of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This introduction speaks to the hunger within all of us to make sense of ourselves and seek the unconditional love offered by God. This book gives an account of the life transforming work we […]