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In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be my disciples. Luke 14:33 I’m past the point of believing Christian life is a formula and if you just do everything the right way you’ll be blessed, loved, saved. The truth is God just wants me – all of me. He’s for my eternal good. My forever. He sees the big picture and knows what will destroy me and because He loves me,…

Murder and Mayhem

He went to his father’s home in Ophrah and on one stone murdered his seventy brothers, the sons of Jerub-Baal.   Judges 9:5 NIV It was a mobster style hit. Abimelek, Gideon’s son, murdered seventy of his brothers to protect his position. A bloody massacre – no mercy, one lone survivor. The Bible is full of murder and mayhem. Horrific, heartbreaking child sacrifice was practiced in the name of molech, a god of the Ammonites. Images of molech were made of…

God Loves Twinkies

In the same way, those of you who do not give up everything you have cannot be My disciples. –Luke 14:33 Is it just me or has Western Christianity become a spectator sport? It seems we’ve domesticated our wild, radical Jesus and reduced His call to a Sunday service. In the book, not a fan., Kyle Idleman writes, “And I think Jesus has a lot of fans these days. Fans who cheer for Him when things are going well, but…