Why Catholic? – Part Three

Hi there!  You’re back for more?  I’m glad.  I promise this is the last of this series.  I never intended to take three posts to answer that question, but hopefully those who asked have a better idea.  I think I explain myself better in writing.  So, grab your beverage and a relaxing spot, and let’s finish the explanation.  Then I need to get some sleep.  It’s been a long week.

What about ‘once saved, always saved’?  Continue reading


Why Catholic? – Part Two

Hey there, and welcome back!  Glad you didn’t jump ship after that last post.  I’ll continue the story today.   In the meantime, grab a glass of something and find a relaxing spot.  Thanks to all of you who have chosen to listen respectfully, and maybe agree to disagree.   It’s the same Jesus, so let’s all love like He loves.  Now, back to the story.

So, back to the original question:  Why Catholic?  Especially after all these years of solid evangelical preaching and teaching?  Two years at a local evangelical Bible College?  Another semester at an evangelical school of worship?  What happened to me?  Continue reading

A Veiled Heart Unveiled

Welcome!  Grab your tea or coffee, and get comfy.  Today might get a bit deep, but it’s a great story.  At least it’s been a great story for me!

I was at a worship conference in 2000 and Charlie Hall (Passion Band) was leading a seminar in a small room of about 25 people or so.

He spoke of intimacy with God, then about having a ‘veil’ over the heart, blocking us from Continue reading

Let There Be Light!

Hello!  Glad you’re back, or if you’re new here, welcome!  Grab a glass of iced tea or cuppa something hot, and get comfy.  I want to tell you about when God turned the lights back on.

I know, I’m mixing metaphors.  But it was pretty dark in that spiritual desert for those eight years.  When God brought me out, it was pretty dramatic. Continue reading

God Had a Plan

Hello again!  So glad you decided to stop by.  Pull up a comfy place to sit, grab your iced tea (it’s really hot here in Kansas today!) and let’s chat.  Let’s see… where was I?   Oh yes.  God had a plan.

God definitely had a plan, from the beginning.  You can read about my adoption in my post called “Naming Names”.

When I was 14, a traveling youth evangelist came to our middle school and told us Continue reading