Spiritual Considerations in Mental Health

Spiritual Considerations in Mental Health

Mental Health, like physical health, appears on a spectrum. So why do a lot of Christ-followers and church-goers tend to hide, ignore or shame mental health issues or illnesses? ?‍♂️?‍♀️ . Good question! And what about spiritual things? What about demonic spirits?...
The Mature Masculine

The Mature Masculine

The mature masculine: 1. Does parental intimacy well. 2. Creates life. Doesn’t destroy it. 3. Knows his Source, relationally. 4. Exposes darkness, inside and out. Of late, my heart has been stirred around the need in our nation for men to continually commit to a life...
Kind of Way – A Poem

Kind of Way – A Poem

I know that you know. So I should probably confess it. Not because it’s a bad thing. But because it’s normal and necessary to admit you’ve disappointed me and continue to. Although I don’t mind as much now. Still, there were many times I...
Being known by God – Scary, maybe?

Being known by God – Scary, maybe?

If eternal life is an intimate and ongoing relationship with a triune God (Jn17:3), is it possible we short-change ourselves with misplaced relationships? Something less threatening that may look similar? For example: 1. Could we have a relationship with a concept of...
Who Took Your Voice – Three Poems

Who Took Your Voice – Three Poems

Prologue: There are many reasons we lose our voice. What came to the forefront as I wrote these three poems was the devastating effect of shame and trauma in our lives – which not only cause us to lose our voice but, as I write in piece 3, they can cause...
Intentionally Parenting Unlike an Angry God

Intentionally Parenting Unlike an Angry God

“So, dad, who killed Jesus? Did God do it? …and why? What did Jesus do that was bad that he was punished?” How do you answer your 8-year-old son or 14-year-old daughter and present an image of a loving father you’d like to know and emulate? The thing...
Future-tech, Spirituality and Humanity – How Automation and A.I. will raise important questions. Video and Audio

Future-tech, Spirituality and Humanity – How Automation and A.I. will raise important questions. Video and Audio

Artificial Intelligence (also abbreviated as AI), and automation are no longer a pipe-dream or something held in the imagination of SCI FI writers – this is real! It’s happening now and through sheer disruption, future-tech will have our attention. The...
What I like most about you

What I like most about you

‘Do you know what I like most about you, Cadell?’ I asked my 8-year-old, as I looked in his eyes. ‘What? My lego skills? My hugs?’ He replied. Eyes wide, hoping to get it right. I shook my head. ’All of you, son. Good night.’ That’s been my thing this week...
A Blessing for the Heart Journey

A Blessing for the Heart Journey

[Preface]. This poem is the opening and close piece in the 2020 collection of poems called The Wrestle. Available here Today, fellow fallers, recoverers, rescuers, winners, losers, famous and infamous, I bless you. The runners and the lame, the bankrupt and...
Teleios Academy’s Life Course back in 2019

Teleios Academy’s Life Course back in 2019

Last year we had over 380 people register for these classes. The testimonies of change, breakthrough and healing were rich and wonderful.  So we are gathering again! Wednesday nights starting Feb 6th. (You can also register for recordings) Here is the Proposed Unit...