If you’ve been part of a marching band, you know how intricate the planning is for halftime. I spent the last 16 years in…
I have found Psalm 1 to be a guiding principle in my life and ministry; it speaks to my theology and character as a…
Social media was not helping me love God and my neighbor. This was not contributing to my holiness. We can’t live in a way that tears down fellow humans.
Holiness must be derived from something holy in and of itself. Where God breaks in, there is holiness. We don’t strain and strive to become our version of holy – John Wesley tried that, it didn’t go well.
“It’s less about being a radiant and holy person and more about being a radiant and holy people. And we become what we behold.”
Simplicity isn’t easy. I used to think that “simple” and “easy” could always be used interchangeably, like when asked about a particular task that…
Are we as Christians more concerned with living normal, well-adjusted lives than we are concerned with living in step with our king?
Let me state the obvious and say that hierarchy and hate are at the root of white supremacy and pretty much all the other hate-filled expressions of protest that surface not just in our country but around the world.
Unfortunately, the word holiness conjures up for many people images of repressive legalism, dour dogma, and joyless judgmentalism. Much of the holiness movement seems to have forgotten that John Wesley constantly insisted that holiness and happiness are inseparable. Indeed, one Wesley’s most memorable descriptions of God was “the fountain of happiness, sufficient for all the souls he has made.”
Dennis Kinlaw reminded you of that fountain when you talked to him.
It is in this silent space that I re-realize that God is here. His holy in my every day.