The Torah is the foundation for all Scripture. A lack of understanding the Torah leads to a lack of understanding Scripture.
"Because He saved me, I owe Him my life." "He's been good to me. So, I owe Him ______." Does this sound familiar? Then, keep reading.
REPENT. It doesn't mean what we think it does. By now, many of us understand that there is quite a bit of nuance in the practices of confession, forgiveness, and repentance. They're not the same. Many of us have heard that the true meaning of repentance is the "turning away from." To an extent, this …
Dear White People, I've been reading many posts, comments, and debates surrounding the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police officers. Many have taken to the streets to protest. Some have rioted. Some have looted. Some have scoffed. It is quite telling of the pre-existing polarization of this nation. I've heard a little bit of …
There are two (at least) dangerous lies circulating society.
You are worthy.
You are enough.
Yes. You read that correctly.
Yes. I said it (insert Nene Leakes meme hither).
Religion at its core is the packaging of what was sacred and intimate and creating a system of it. Religion will never have the power to heal, just as fig leaves will never have the power to truly cover.
Religion is a man-made institution that seeks to categorize and control people. YAH (God) never meant for us to have or follow a religion.
Wholeness is God's highest call for us. The work He has begun is to that end.
Truth doesn't change, but Personified Truth is always moving. We must be prepared to follow Him even if it doesn't make sense.
A lot of the time, when we see sin, we slap a morality bandage on it to "cure" it. This won't do. Where there is sin, there is a need for healing.