Category: Thoughts

About me

Faults: Can be arrogant, control issues, trust issues, expectations, tend to try and fix people, criminality as a drug-addled youth. Strengths: Christian, organized, educated (Th.D.), artist, teaching/counseling (Nouthetics, Self-repair), loyal, dedicated, disciplined, honest to a fault (blunt). I think long-term/big picture. Interests: Theology, psychology, reading, good movies, fishing, hiking, biking, dog training, making the right…

Dear Friends

I have always been interested in the various schools of thought revolving around psychiatry, but so much of it never jived theologically–until now. Adams has given me a theological thread to pursue, and when I pursued it, I found something amazing.* It seems my past–my theological training, my work in the Cognitive Change/Self-Awareness field, my…

CHRISTIANITY IS NOT POPULAR

(Don’t I know it!) It has been suggested to me several times and by several different people that I should compromise my integrity and modify my material to appeal to a broader audience: “Christianity just isn’t popular,” they say. Well, I’m sorry, I just can’t do that. In fact, that is the very mindset that…

Thoughts

Often I hear people tell me that I won’t be very successful in my efforts to reach the “world” with Theology. “People just aren’t interested in Jesus anymore.” Indeed I have experienced this first-hand many times over many years. It may surprise some that most of the “emptiness” that I have found has originated from…

There are many critics

The are many critics who point out the atrocities perpetrated or even allegedly perpetrated, by Christians in the name of Christianity. They point to the witch trials of Salem, Massachusetts, and across the world. They point to the expulsion and torture of the Moors, the Inquisition, and even the WWII Holocaust (*which is a stretch,…

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