Counterfeit Gospels

“…you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption…” 1 Corinthians 1:30 How do we grow spiritually? To know how the Gospel changes us we need to identify and dismiss the counterfeit “gospels” being offered to us. Steven Childers explains it this way: The “no worries gospel” responds to a lack of spiritual growth…


Cleaning Out the Minivan

The Cry Recently, I’ve had a couple of occasions where the minivan seemed to just have enough of the abuse on its soul (the interior) and cried out for someone to help.  The first time, I begrudgingly undertook the task of ridding it of all that horrific stuff that trashed its beauty, cluttered its look, and brought sights and smells that should…