Why we need to see God as both Father and Mother – Our Identity: In God, Part 2

The Bible says that God is not just our creator, but our parent.  The Bible uses both Father and Mother imagery for God. We normally call him God, the Father.  But God does not have a gender.  God is not actually male.  God is not human. God is a Spirit.  We could be missing outContinue reading “Why we need to see God as both Father and Mother – Our Identity: In God, Part 2”

Why all Christians need to see that they are living stones and priests

We’ve been seeing lots of images of lava in the news in the last month or so, as volcanic activity has rocked Hawaii and Guatemala. Red hot glowing lava seems alive, as it crawls along the ground.  But it is not alive.  Lava is molten stone.  There is no stone that is alive.  Maybe somethingContinue reading “Why all Christians need to see that they are living stones and priests”

Why being “born again” might not be as crazy as it sounds

It is cringe-worthy. I admit it. Being born again?  It just sounds weird, not to mention the baggage associated with “Born Againers” in our society.  My guess is that most people don’t know what it means to be born again.  Or they believe born-againers are fundamentalistic, and therefore, mean, jugdmental and harsh. But being bornContinue reading “Why being “born again” might not be as crazy as it sounds”