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What Culture?

Since the release of the current issue of the Resonance journal, in a back corner of my mind has been marinating various ideas related to its theme, Christianity and Culture. One such idea connects to a business truism, which I found atop an…
Holiness and Spiritual Power

Holiness and Spiritual Power

People skeptical of religion frequently cite instances of contradictions between what religious believers say they believe and what they actually do. I think this is a justified rational to question the legitimacy of a person’s religious claims.…
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Sin, Grace and Sincerity

Recently I heard a story of a family friend who was a believer and is now in the Lord’s Presence due to the passing of death. At one point in his life he realized that he needed the Lord Jesus to save him. He told a friend, “My heart is…
Holiness and Spiritual Power

Holiness and Power, Part 2

About a week ago I observed an usual event. While driving a coyote crossed the road directly in front of my vehicle. The place in the road that he crossed had been carved out of a small hill so that on the side he was striding towards there…
Holiness and Spiritual Power

Holiness and Power, Part 1

God has been doing an amazing thing in my life—unlike anything I have experience before. I have been granted an inner sense (spiritual perceptiveness) of the actual spiritual divide between God’s Kingdom, as manifested on earth by the Holy…

The Most Surprising Stranger, Part 2

A childhood memory of my grandfather came back to me with strong clarity recently. I recall one day that he came and told me that he wanted to show me something. He always kept a can of gasoline on hand in a locked area that his grandchildren…

The Most Surprising Stranger, Part 1

One of the most remarkable facts of human behavior that I have observed is that human beings are profoundly ignorant of themselves. In asserting this I do not assume that such ignorance of self is necessarily sin. For while ignorance of oneself…