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What Does a “Call to Ministry” Look Like?
Personal Transformation / The Church

What Does a “Call to Ministry” Look Like?

So I was 18 years old… and God started talking to me.
He was unsolicited, by me or anyone else.
At first it was just a call to go back to church, -then thoughts of working with the youth.
As I toyed with thoughts of being a youth director, I began to realize that this was a deeper… calling.
Before I fully realized it, I was publicly surrendering into the ministry, -whatever that is supposed to mean. Continue reading

What Does “Healing” and “Recovery” Look Like?
General / Personal Transformation / Spiritual Abuse / Spiritual Abuse Recovery / The Church

What Does “Healing” and “Recovery” Look Like?

Then… that moment comes when we realize that we are indeed “healing” and “recovering.” We find ourselves experiencing a level of freedom that we never even knew existed. We smile, a few tears roll down our checks and we think to ourselves, “This must be what recovery looks like.” Continue reading

My Greatest Fears!
General / Personal Transformation

My Greatest Fears!

During my journey of discovery I have learned that many of my actions are dictated by fear. “Fear?” you might ask. -Yes I know. I was a bit surprised when I discovered this about myself as well. I have never considered myself to be a fearful person. However, as I unraveled the motives that play into my everyday life I found fear to be a central motivator. I would imagine that this would be no surprise to a well trained, well seasoned psychologist. Continue reading

What Some Christians Have in Common with the Ancient Greeks and Trojans
"The System" / General / Personal Transformation / Spiritual Abuse / The Church

What Some Christians Have in Common with the Ancient Greeks and Trojans

Am I writing a blog post that compares modern day christians to the pagan Greeks and Trojans who worshiped false mythological gods?  Why yes, I sure am. Last night, my wife and I watched the movie “Troy” for the fist time.   For various reasons, we are not typically drawn to movies like this, but … Continue reading