Tag Archives: God

Faith in People

A friend posted this recently on FB. By friend, I mean someone I actually know and see in person at times. We’ve even done some ministry work together, and I have a great deal of respect for him. Still, as … Continue reading

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Big on Crosses

As chronicled in “Flawed Messengers” and other works, AnOldSinner once had a problem with those who called themselves Christian. This was partially due to experiences in a particularly conservative branch of Christianity as a child and young adult. The pastors … Continue reading

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Saltwater Gospel?

Inspiration is a strange beast. One never knows what will cause it to catch one’s attention. At times, it seems to spring out of nowhere and grab one by the throat like a lion. At other times, it slips up … Continue reading

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Which Jesus?

In “Whose Jesus” AnOldSinner discussed the idea that many people are seeking their personal interpretation of Jesus instead of the Jesus found in the Holy Bible. While the thought of people seeking an image of Jesus meeting their personal expectations … Continue reading

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What! Me Worry

AnOldSinner’s church pride’s itself on being “Monday morning relevant.” That means messages from the pulpit are designed to give congregants information they can use to live in the world while focusing on their relationship with Christ. One way to accomplish … Continue reading

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A Question Unasked?

A sermon at AnOldSinner’s home church earlier this year focused on the subject of hearing God’s voice. It was a great sermon, and it clearly reinforced one of my biggest challenges. Listening to God is hard for AnOldSinner, and the sermon reminded … Continue reading

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A Blind Eye

Several years ago AnOldSinner wrote a piece entitled “Seeking Excuses.” Basically, it was my confession concerning the mental gymnastics I went through to avoid acknowledging my need to have a relationship with God. Recently, the beautiful view from the deck … Continue reading

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