Sanctified Intuition – the Holy Spirit At Work

The Holy Spirit will guide you in all truth (John 16:13)How does that work?Subtly, I think.  I’ve listened to friends tell stories about powerful visitations of the Holy Spirit.  Inevitably the tale begins with, “Now, promise me you won’t think I’m crazy.”  Then comes the account: an angelic visitation at a young man’s bedside, a … Continue reading Sanctified Intuition – the Holy Spirit At Work

How Many Christians Are Functional Unitarians?

 My friend Tim Fary told me once, “We Calvinists really love God the Father a lot; we like Jesus the Son; but the Holy Spirit is a total stranger.”It’s only funny because it rings so true.Fix your attention on some other group of American Christianity, and I’ll wager you’ll find a similar engrossment with one … Continue reading How Many Christians Are Functional Unitarians?

Evangelism is NOT Multilevel Marketing!

Growing up in the Bible Belt, I would from time to time feel pressure from my well intentioned Christian friends.   “You need to be more aggressive in evangelism.”   “There are lost souls all about us”  “Jesus calls all his disciples to evangelism, it’s a matter of obedience.” Freely, I admit that I resented such pressure.  … Continue reading Evangelism is NOT Multilevel Marketing!