2 Corinthians 5:16-21 16 So from now on we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. 17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come far. The old has gone, the new is here! 18 All this is from God,…
I am editing and rewriting the fifth novel of my science fiction series. The society (the Snow People of Shushimee) the travelers encounter in this book had a written language at one time and, because it was associated with rituals they no longer understood, they had come to see it as evil. They knew…
Hope is an Anchor
Word pictures sometimes brings faith alive. Here is a new picture of faith’s anchor.
I have been away from writing because of eye surgeries. I have a new appreciation for inner light. I will do a couple of entries about the lessons God is reminding me of. Here’s the first…..
Review of People of Faith In A Changing World
Review People of Faith in a Changing World By David Ramous https://offsetinnocence.wordpress.com/author/offsetinnocence I love devotionals (hence why I’m writing a whole series of them). A good devotional is like ahealthy snack The author has to really understand what they want to say and then communicate the truth in a short, digestible means – one that…
Seeking and Accepting
‘Seekers’ is a good term used to talk about people who are looking for real answers and have come to the contemporary church to find out about God. But believers have always been seekers. We work at it. We seek God’s face, his presence, and the truth of His word. But perhaps it’s not as…
Give Us This Day
The Lord’s Prayer is very rich, and full of gems of wisdom as well as the model we have taken for prayer. Mine them…. as i did I found a comforting, yet powerful idea…
New Thoughts on the Afterlife
A discussion about how good do you have to be to get into heaven brought out my thoughts about my relationship with God and the afterlife.
God Is Not MY God (Alone)
Not long ago, we attended a service completely unlike what I’m used to, yet undeniably full of God’s presence. I love it when that happens. I was reminded of the scope of God’s work while remaining the intense personal God we serve.