• Owning It

    Do you really feel bad about that?

    I talked to a friend the other night that had some fresh and unsolicited perspectives to share. I felt annoyed. I wouldn’t feel angry and defensive if there wasn’t *something* behind the words that resonated with me. So, here are some thoughts after talking this out a bit. Some Questions These are some of the questions that annoyed me and challenged me in a good way: Is this really working for you? Are you in real fellowship? Do you really feel bad about that? How am I supposed to help you? Some Answers I realize the questions may not make sense out of context, but that’s ok. These are some…

  • Owning It

    The Issue

    I used to be involved in Pro-life activities in Houston. Here is one of the reasons why: There is a group of (mostly) loving people who pray outside of clinics that promote abortion in Houston, primarily Planned Parenthood. I am not a fan of Planned Parenthood, especially after being involved in the prayer ministry in which I used to participate. The issue is that the women who are seeking help do not feel love from these prayer warriors. They feel judgment and shame. This is an issue in other areas of ministry as well. What is the balance between teaching truth, and communicating love? I have been a “victim” of…