October 2, 2019

Over the years, a constellation of questions, common to some Christian traditions, increasingly makes me cringe. And to be honest, I used to ask them. Are you saved? Is he/she saved? When were you saved? I know what is intended. We were identifying ‘saved’ with the moment I ‘invited Christ into my heart’ through the faith confession expressed in ‘the Sinner’s Prayer.’ We would even write our names and the date of our conversion/salvation in the back cover of our... Read more

September 24, 2019

Welcome! Welcome to my inaugural Patheos post. I arrived here with the help and encouragement of my friend Keith Giles, who is another blogger well worth following. You can find him HERE. By way of introduction, I was a pastor/church planter by vocation from 1988-2008 until I stepped away to pursue some personal healing time through spiritual direction, mentoring and theological studies. By 2012, I graduated from Bangor University, Wales (Ph.D. theology) and joined the faculty of WTC (Westminster Theological Centre... Read more

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