“My experience of His furious love often fills me with a fury as well when I hear well-known preachers and televangelists distorting Abba’s image.” “His invitation to intimacy is startling, contrary to all the pontifications of certain religious leaders and champions of deuteronomic morality. Their unbending rule-keeping petrifies His furious compassion.” – Brennan Manning, The… Continue reading Distortion

Yep, It’s All About Me

From Bob Hyatt’s review of The Furious Longing of God by Brennan Manning: It’s just that in the drive to reduce everything down to “God loves you!” I can’t help but feel some important nuances are lost…Is God jealous for His own glory at all? Or is He simply all about ME? I’ve been chewing… Continue reading Yep, It’s All About Me

Not Dead Yet

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain Citing statistics from the ARIS study and the Pew Research Center, the decline of church attendance and affiliation is a hot topic in the news lately. From USA Today to Newsweek, articles are being written about “The End of Christian America.” “Young Christians are… Continue reading Not Dead Yet

Review: The Furious Longing of God

This latest book by Brennan Manning is simple and beautiful in its expression of God’s love. The message he so poetically portrays is one that you will want to read deeply and repeatedly. No matter what page or chapter you turn to, Brennan’s words will quickly draw you in to the heart and passion of… Continue reading Review: The Furious Longing of God