Addicted to Positivity

Blessed are those who mourn. I’m a charismatic. Joyful songs, lifting hands, shouts of triumph along with some dancing peppered in when I have the strength are all part of my preferred hour (or two) of congregational worship. We “Spirit-filled” folk love services that we can experience palpably, while at the same time we tend …

The Heavenly Weeper

Though ranting over the evil of the world and rushing headlong into the penalty phase may make us feel righteously superior, it actually exposes our spiritual childishness. It is lamentable that no amount of brainy people working together, no politician or party, and no innovation of science can hold back the tide of our sin …

A Time To Weep

Ah, how Thy grace hath wooed my soul With persevering wiles! Now give me tears to weep; for tears Are deeper joy than smiles.  FREDERICK WILLIAM FABER I confess that out of all the worship songs I’ve written, not one of them could be considered a lament, you know, of the book of Lamentations sort. …