“Ye Suck”

I heard Bill Maher talking about four Amish teenagers arrested for violence.  They broke windows, they overturned buggies.  They got caught because the graffiti on the silos said, “Ye Suck.” It reminded me a little of my blogging lately.  So I’m going to try to get more frequent! I’ll blame it in part on some…

Seasons of Faith 4

The past three posts, I’ve been reflecting on Seasons of Faith and where I am currently. The greatest phase of faith peaks in the Love Phase. The Love Phase integrates all that we’ve learned about God, about ourselves, about the value of doing right things for right reasons, but most importantly about loving others in…

Seasons of Faith 3

The Desert Phase is inevitable and important, but never welcomed. After the Honeymoon Phase and Growth Phase (and sometimes right in the middle of one of these phases that I talked about in the past two posts), God allows the evil, broken world we live in to affect us just like it affects everyone.  It’s…

Seasons of Faith 2

Last blog, I reflected on the first Season of Faith: The Honeymoon Phase. After this comes the Growth Phase if faith is truly to survive the test that will inevitably come.  This phase is marked by more rules and boundaries and black and whites. It’s a time of learning and putting new practices in place…