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This is our time as mystics and heart-led servants of Christ. Surely you know that there are more folks out there who belong to this kind of faith. There’s nothing in God’s revelation that demands we all band together in … Continue reading
At least as early as my days at OBU, I recall smart-aleck fools who insisted that Ecclesiastes was simply existentialism. This conclusion is entirely natural from a Western point of view. Existentialism is the rotting carcass left after you murder … Continue reading
What will you say to people when they begin asking about your faith? Naturally, it will always be contextual. That is the nature of how God does things. Sure, you could come up with some slogans that outline what we … Continue reading
Over the years in my reading of scholarly literature about Church History, I’ve noticed a major problem with the literature. The whole sweep of Church History published in English, and even a great deal of translated works from other languages, … Continue reading
Mysticism is the only way you can hear God. Symbolism — also referred to as parable, or parabolic language — is the language of conviction, faith, and of the heart. That’s how God designed it. We refer to “the world” … Continue reading
Fundamental to our teaching here is that the mainstream church has failed. Not in every way; good things have been preserved over the past two millennia. However, our primary complaint is the loss of the heart-led way. Faith, convictions and … Continue reading