Fasting, Calling, and Managing the Naaman Complex

Fasting? Fasting? Why? Do I desire a close personal connection with God? Do I desire a relationship with my Lord like no other I experience? A fasting day dedicated to seeking a close connection with God and a greater understanding of my need for Him provides a perfect time to reflect upon my calling and the condition of our relationship. …

Idol or God, Fecal or Profound: The Lesser Choice is Only Comfortable Because We Don’t Know Better

Today we build economies by creating marketing messages or stories to make ourselves believe that we want a product and ultimately need it. In the ancient world pagan prophets were the marketers, and entire economies were built on idol worship. Idolatry has not disappeared, however, even today some idols are included among things that we think are necessary. Modern forms …