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Pursuing Your Purpose

Posted 06 July 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | No Comments

Tweet (This is an exerpt from the ninth chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This chapter emphasizes the power of discovering and passionately pursuing our purpose in the service of fulfilling our life project.) Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at […]

Choice and Intention

Posted 13 June 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 1 Comment

Tweet (This is an exerpt from the eighth chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This chapter emphasizes the need to appreciate our magnificent power of choice and intention in the service of fulfilling our life project.) Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs […]

The Gift of Love

Posted 30 May 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 2 Comments

Tweet Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through prophecy when the body of elders laid their hands on you. 1 Timothy 4:14 Sunday, May 22, 2011, I was officially ordained as a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ at Christian Life Church. My family, friends, and the community of faith from […]

Responsibility

Posted 16 May 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 5 Comments

Tweet (This is an exerpt from the seventh chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This chapter emphasizes the importance of living by the principle of responsibility.)   Living responsibly stretches us into new ways of thinking and acting. It is not always easy, and we will fall […]

Befriending Fear

Posted 09 May 2011 | By | Categories: Health and Fitness, Relationships, Spiritual Growth, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Tweet (This is an exerpt from the fourth chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This chapter emphasizes the importance of learning how to feel, express and integrate fear.)   For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received […]

Hurt and Sadness

Posted 02 May 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Tweet (This is an exerpt from the fifth chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This chapter emphasizes the importance of learning how to feel, express and process hurt and sadness.)   Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy. — Psalm 126:5   The […]

Honoring Your Anger

Posted 28 April 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 5 Comments

Tweet (This is an exerpt from the fourth chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This chapter emphasizes the importance of learning how to feel and express anger powerfully and responsibly in all our relationships) Jesus turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling […]

Truth is Love

Posted 18 April 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 5 Comments

Tweet (This is an exerpt from the third chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith.)   Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. (John 8:32)   I was a participant on a weekend retreat whose aim was to equip me […]

Truth Indispensable

Posted 11 April 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 1 Comment

Tweet This is an exerpt from the third chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This book details the process of personal transformation practiced at the Center for Christian Life Enrichment. This chapter emphasizes how truth is the indespensible agent of change and at CLE we emphasize the […]

A Moment of Grace

Posted 08 April 2011 | By | Categories: Grappling with God, Relationships, Spiritual Growth | 3 Comments

Tweet This is an exerpt from the second chapter of my soon to be released book, Grappling with God: The Battle for Authentic Faith. This book details the process of personal transformation practiced at the Center for Christian Life Enrichment. The chapter emphasizes how grace is both the foundation for and safe haven within which we can do […]