Going Deeper

What is Faith?

When you ask about someone’s faith, usually they will tell you about their church (or lack of church) or about how they believe in God and try to live a good life.  Asking about faith has become more a question of “what religion are you?”  “I’m Methodist.”  But the Bible doesn’t talk about Methodists directly.  It does, however, speak a …

Isolation

I’m so thankful for my friends and family.  It has taken a long time, but I truly feel connected to others.  But I meet so many people that are so isolated, so insulated from healthy relationships and am reminded how broken our souls really are.  It makes sense to me.  When Adam and Eve made a poor food choice, their …

Once Upon a Time

As I prepare to teach a class tonight, I was thinking about our individual stories that we call life.  When asked about our lives we describe what we do, who we are related to, and memories along the way.  When I watch a play or movie, all the people in the production have their own stories, but somehow everyone fits …

AACC Conference

I just got home from the AACC World Conference after a LONG ride from Nashville to Savannah through the middle of the night.  What an adventure!  I heard from some of the most brilliant Christian thinkers of our time and left exhausted in the best sense.  I also was honored to speak with about 400 counselors about The Art of …