Faith is the Destroyer of Fear by Robert Ricciardelli

We need to quit being afraid, and begin to step out of the boat and onto the water. Because no matter what it costs, the Kingdom of God coming through our life in the here and now is worth it, both for us and for all the people we touch. Fear will try to direct us away from the purposes of God. Faith allows for the Spirit of God to guide our every step as the Divine Navigator within us leads us from fear and into the promised land. There is nothing in this world that has defeated more people and … [Read more...]

Apocalyptic Thinking by John Garfield

Whether people are left or right, secular and religious, there is a trend in America right now to think that the sky is falling. I read┬áThe Last Myth┬áby Gross and Gilles. They make an excellent point about what apocalyptic thinking tells us about America. The topics vary: the rapture, economic collapse, failure of the dollar, wars, earthquakes, hurricanes, terrorism, overpopulation, abortion, peak oil, and global warming. In the absence of any agreement or consensus about a path forward toward a … [Read more...]