Tags » Blue Like Jazz

From the author of Blue Like Jazz

I no longer take the culture of the church as seriously as I did.  I don’t fear their judgment.  I don’t take their praise seriously.  The church is a very, very good earthly organization that almost exists as a “para church” organization alongside Jesus’ bride (even I would have to read that last sentence twice). 

200 more words
Christian Living

Too Many Books?

Alrighty then. I haven’t really posted in a long time and I have two simple reasons why: I’ve been busy and I haven’t had any clue what to blog about. 314 more words

Books And Loves

…to be in a relationship with God is to be loved purely and furiously. So a person who thinks himself unlovable cannot be in a relationship with God because he can’t accept who God is- a Being that is Love.

27 more words

Taking Back My Time

“I believe that the greatest trick of the devil is not to get us into some sort of evil but rather have us wasting time. This is why the devil tries so hard to get Christians to be religious. 275 more words


Part 2: Passionate and Powerful Worship

This is the second part of a series of blogs related to our mission trip to the Dominican Republic.  As I write these, I’m trying to process the amazing things I experienced as a part of this adventure for God. 1,053 more words

Pastoral Ministry

Christianity vs. Christ-follower //

I’ve been realizing lately that Christianity has such an off putting name in our culture because Christians focus far too much on being “Christian” than we do on being followers of Christ. 116 more words


I’m ashamed of Jesus, because I want you to like me. I’ve spent the year trying to ditch God, but I can’t. It’s like he’s following me around.

48 more words