Radical Jesus Follower
Over the past 6,000 years, #radical has been trending across humanity. We have been pushing the bounds of man’s physical capabilities though incredible innovation. It is fantastic.  In the past 100 years, this underlying current has put a man on the moon–#thefinalfrontier—performed successful heart transplants –#modernmedicine—and placed the world in the palm of our hands–#iphone. In the vast world of Christendom, we have our sub-cultural hashtags that we subconsciously stamp our lives with: #radical, #soldout, #hardestdarkest, #GO #everynationeverysoul. This subculture of believers are following the same trend of the world—#extreme—yet to bring glory to God, not their own name. The language of being “great” before God as a radical lover and servant of Him is transforming the world. God does not need a radical generation. God is looking for a generation tagged with #faithfulness, #diligence, #perseverance, and #love. There is, however, a deadly poison laced in these labels that we…Continue Reading
Blinded by Love
I have started to develop a love for simplicity and simplifying love. As I study Jesus’ life, I notice it was simple and at the same time full of radical love. Love itself isn’t complicated. It is really simple, but on the other hand it is hard. It has a great cost. Love – It comes to my comfort zone and challenges me Love doesn’t ask about my feelings as much as it asks about my attitudes. It comes to my comfort zone and challenges me. It’s me who makes love so complicated. I start to listen to my feelings too much. I start to count the costs—greedy to get something only to myself. No wonder the simple life of loving seems to be so complicated for me. I often jump into the same trap over and over again. I start to make love a performance for God and others.…Continue Reading