from “Tired Of Trying To Measure Up,” by Jeff Van Vonderen. What is a “shame-based system?” A shame-based system can be a church or group in which the authority figure demands a certain level of performance, whether spoken or implied. If you don’t live up to the standard of the system, messages that are either… Continue reading Shame-Based Systems
I love this talk….
I know. You don’t!! What if God alone knows? What if I know what I need to know for my life, and you know what you need to know for yours? What if we are both equally confused and we’ll go through this life never knowing? Must we always be fighting about who knows, sitting… Continue reading I know. You don’t!!
I found out about this awesome book when a pastor mentioned it in a sermon a few years ago. I am in a season of doubting, confusion, elation, enthusiasm, anger, wondering, raging, skepticism, lust, hate, anxiety, laughter, despair, and seeking truth…yes, I truly feel insane at times. This book, along with several others, helped me… Continue reading The Pastor and His Doubts