Tug of War

Your identity is not what you do, but will help you find what you should do! Who you are is not defined by your role in life, but it will help determine your role in life! Your beliefs [about yourself, about God, about life] affect your behavior. Your identity is who you are when nobody is around, when you are reduced to nothing. Even after you die, your identity will still be intact.

Identity Crisis

Perhaps you're like me and asking the question: "Who am I?" It seems like the younger you are, the more you ask... there's definitely an identity crisis in my generation (Gen X)- and I fear worse among the Millenials and the Internet Generation. We are asking questions that others have never asked before. Questions that have seemed so simple are now so complicated: Am I a man or a woman? Are we the result of random mutation or a grand alien experiment? Why am I here? How can I know? Who cares?

Why I Took a Sabbatical…

The problem of sin has brought the consequences of the curse – one of which is that the ‘new’ never lasts (or costs too much to keep new). New houses lose their magic after a mortgage payment or two. The new car smell generally wears off after about two weeks. Honeymoons don’t last forever. Even in the spiritual realm, the newness of conversion and church wears off all-too-soon! The only exception is what God does in the lives of His children. 2 Corinthians 5 speaks about how God seeks to renew us, if we will allow Him. During my sabbatical, I made this a serious matter of prayer…