Anonymous asked: What are your beliefs concerning LGBT people? What does the Bible say about that?
Anonymous asked: How do you stop focusing on ways to kill yourself? Eh. Can you prophesy to me?
If someone taught you that sinning is the normal christian life, then you are...– Kris Vallotton (via salempeters)
Feeling fat, thinking pretty, and getting...
unkaglen: Anonymous asked: Hi Unka Glen! Lately, I’ve been feeling really… fat. I grew up thinking insecurities (about looks) were REALLY BAD. so when I was younger, I used to condemn girls who went on diets, who exercised, who wore makeup, who wanted to be pretty… But now I’m realizing that I too have those insecurities, and I too have the desire to be thin and healthy and beautiful. I know...
Anonymous asked: Apple trees do not spend energy trying to not make oranges. They just make apples because it’s their identity to be apple trees. can you explain how this analogy relates to what you wrote above it?
If the focus of your Christian life is about sinning less, you have missed the point of why God decided to inhabit you. It’s not an inward focus to make sure you live right. It’s an outward focus to care for the hopeless and dying world around you. Apple trees do not spend energy trying to not make oranges. They just make apples because it’s their identity to be apple trees.
whisperthroughtherain asked: what if it's been two years & the thing you want to be free from isn't budging? :/
His love is like:
Something that I’ve realized for a while now is that in all the years of church that I heard sermons, sunday school lessons, seminars, and trainings… not once did I ever hear someone describe the “love of God” — in their own words — to me. What does it look like? What does it mean for me to be loved by His kind of love? How is it different than what the...
We have “evangelistic strategies” because we have failed to love.– Dan Mohler
The Bible declares that we are “hidden *with* Christ *in* God”, not...– Jeff Turner
coming out after 10 years →
awesome insight about marriage, sexuality, love, identity from a homosexual guy that’s been happily married (to a woman) for 10 years. (this isn’t spam)
God has made us kings, and when we choose to live as paupers, it does not take...– Cornel Marais
lindseyey: why do so many people think we all need to go to school? why do so many people think a set of credits and courses will launch someone’s future? why do so many people think a degree will get me a job? why do so many people think if i’ve always hated being in school, i must be crazy? or “rebellious”? or “dumb”? why do so many people give me dirty looks when i just shrug and change...
Anonymous asked: now where do i find these "giant slayers" ?