Do we have the right view of God? This last Mother's Day, churches sang how God was a good mother and called Him a she. In this new speak, God gave us His pronouns. He/Him. Jesus, God the Son, describes him as Father. God is a good father, but He is also scary, and we've forgotten that. At the start of the year, I read Scary God: Introducing The Fear of the Lord to the Postmodern Church by Mattie Montgomery. Mattie is the former lead man of the band For Today. I liked this book a lot, with 114 highlights. However, I'll try not to use them all.
The other day one of my friends said, "I miss your old posts. Those were really good." She had been reading the greatest hits. Yes, life happened, but is there something more? Something sinister?
Lately, now that I have kids, I'm wrestling with things myself. How far can I go to protect them? What are the rules of engagement?
My toddler taught me a lesson in prayer. "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened."Which of you, if your … Continue reading My Son Taught Me About Prayer