Nearly all of this post is excerpted from this much deeper post from Concordia University Irvine. “Using the song “Reckless Love,” let’s explore this phenomenon and consider 3 different perspectives of meaning: (1) the songwriter’s, (2) the text’s, and (3) the participant’s. At the heart of the controversy is the song’s use of the word […]
Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone.
I have to laugh at myself at how often I change gears. I used to think this was a bad thing. Look at how fickle I am! Good grief. Now, I realize it’s simply my pivoting to things that might work and away from things that clearly aren’t working for me.
It was a long and messy prayer around the table – we laughed, talked about stuff, got off-topic, and we prayed. Some of us started eating before we were done praying, but that was legit. That dinner was awesome.