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Hoarding Gifts

Hoarding Gifts

Do you like receiving gifts? "Receiving gifts" is actually a love language. Gary Chapman, the author of Five Love Languages writes, "Don't mistake this love language for materialism; the receiver of gifts thrives on the love, thoughtfulness, ...
Fixed or Open Mindset

Fixed or Open Mindset

Faculty of Vanderbilt University led a study on trust and how implicit beliefs moderate trust erosion. Harvard Business Review wrote an article about the issue of trust, "When Trust is Easily Broken, and When It's Not." The study shared that ...
Relationships and Experiences

Relationships and Experiences

Love cannot exist without relationship. One of the powerful components of the Trinity is that it shows us how God exists in relationship, and it is all about love. The way that Jesus, Sarayu, and Papa relate to each other in The Shack give us ...
Circles versus Chains

Circles versus Chains

How different would our relationships be with one another if we were in a circle of relationship instead of in a chain command or "great chain of being?" What if we examine our existence with one another? It's probably something we don't like ...
What happens when we “Go Straight?”

What happens when we “Go Straight?”

And if we are looking for something FROM the other person, that isn't humility. Relationships are messy. A relationship is "the state of being connected." In our day to day lives, we are connected with other people. And when we are connecting ...
Freedom Takes Time

Freedom Takes Time

Freedom Takes Time. We are all "held" by something in our lives and that something often comes in between us and God. Whether it is our pain, our shame, our fear, our anger . . . unless we truly have experienced full atonement (at one with ...
Refusing to Live with Clipped Wings!

Refusing to Live with Clipped Wings!

"Consider our little friend here," Papa began. "Most birds were created to fly. Being grounded for them is a limitation within their ability to fly, not the other way around. You, on the other hand, were created to be loved. So for you to live ...
Not at the Mercy of an Angry God

Not at the Mercy of an Angry God

If you open up Google or any search engine and type "sinners," "in the hands of an angry God" pops up to complete that search line. Little did I know this was one of "the most famous sermons ever preached" and it is why many of us have grown up
Lost in the Mountains

Lost in the Mountains

When I was 12 years old, my youth group went on a picnic/Saturday night fun night in Julian Price Park, off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Boone, N.C.. While there, we decided that we would go on the trail and walk to the waterfall. The trail ...
Consumed by “What Ifs”

Consumed by “What Ifs”

Author Baxter Kruger tells a story of once when he was a student at Old Miss, he ran into Miss Mississippi. He knew her from several previous conversations, so when he literally bumped into her, he greeted her. It was around Homecoming, which ...
Mic Drop: We’ve Got It Wrong

Mic Drop: We’ve Got It Wrong

Saturday morning, after The Shack previewed in the theaters on Friday, a clergy friend of mine posted a comment asking people to stop "the hating" towards The Shack. Apparently, in his Facebook feed, folks were saying that people who let this ...
How Can True Love Be Blasphemy?

How Can True Love Be Blasphemy?

Many critics of The Shack say it is blasphemy! How can God first of all be portrayed as a woman, much less an African American woman? One reviewer said, "Young's daring portrayal of the Trinity as 'eccentric personalities with offbeat ways of ...

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