Tag Archives: theology

A Prayer Against the Corona Virus

By | 12 Mar 2020

One of the most effective ways to pray and be completely confident we are praying in agreement with the will of God is to pray Scripture verses. Why? Because by definition, His promises are His will, period, full stop, end of story. The following is a prayer I felt led of the Lord to compose so my fellow… Read More »

The New Apostolic Reformation

By | 5 Mar 2020

The New Apostolic Reformation (hereafter “NAR”) is a current and controversial movement within the charismatic community. The volume of hostility directed towards those who teach and adhere to the principles espoused by this group is astonishing. Entire groups on social media are devoted to debunking the NAR and refuting its teachings. The degree of vitriol exhibited within these… Read More »

Small Choices — Big Consequences

By | 22 Oct 2019

My son Talon died early in the morning on what should have been the day he graduated from high school. That Friday was payday for him. Talon got a text, inviting him to a party — a graduation party. The party moved from house to house through the evening, and, eventually to a “farm party” in a field… Read More »

The Plague of Pietism #3
Speaking Your Truth

By | 20 Oct 2019

A couple of phrases have arisen of late within modern pop culture and political discourse. Those phrases are “speaking your truth” and “speaking truth to power.” So let’s dig into the concept of “truth” and see what we discover. Objective Truth The subtitle here is actually repetitively redundant. Truth IS objective. There is no “my” truth or “your”… Read More »

Racism

By | 8 Aug 2019

For those of you who haven’t read my bio here at Miscellaneous Ramblings, I was born in El Paso, Texas, as was my mother, my half-sister, my aunt, and most of my cousins. I spent my childhood and tween years there before departing for Northern California with my parents as an early teenager. I later returned as an… Read More »