Faithful Beyond Shame

The voice of shame distracts. Insecurities, self doubt, and fear hijack my brain, triggering an emotional spin cycle of depression, withdrawing, and infidelity. Yes, in my hijacked state, I become unfaithful to God’s purposes, vision, and call on my life. I fantasize about other ways to live my life, trying to run away from God….

Lenten Homily – 3.6.2018

Psalm 25:4-9 Matthew 18:21-35   Psalm 25 is a great pre-reading text to prepare the reader for Matthew 18.  The Psalmist is shaped by God’s great mercy and love and is appealing to God’s goodness from of old.  God has a history track, one that is consistent through and through. One principle to constantly keep…