Follow me on TwitterMy Tweets
Find a topic…#CatchAdvent art and culture Baseball caring for the homeless Christian worldview Christmas church coming alongside dealing with fear Dealing with tragedy death discipleship diversity Easter election empathy empowerment evangelism faith family forgiveness freedom fruit of the Spirit Gideon giving God's in control God's love God's will gospel gospel of welcome grace grace turned outward honesty In the Spirit Jesus Movement judging law and grace leadership legalism love Marketplace Christian marriage mercy Muslims and Christians new covenant overcoming loss Pharisees politics Praise and Worship prayer Princess Bride purpose questioning race relations relationships resurrection serving sin and mercy sinners social justice spiritual growth spiritual warfare teachings of Jesus the gospel the gospel of welcome unconditional love unity value vulnerability walk by faith witnessing women women of the Bible worship worth
Top Posts & Pages
Chat with John
Listen to The Podcast
Click to View Teaching Series
- 889,746 hits
Tag Archives: unconditional love
There is no halfway to love. Love goes all the way. Halfway leaves you dangling on a bridge to nowhere, waiting for the other person to come to you, and that may be something they may not be able or … Continue reading
Gary drinks a grape juice and quinine water drink every night before he goes to bed and claims it has stopped him from waking up in the middle of the night with leg cramps. Well a few nights ago he … Continue reading
There’s a way to look at the world and especially the people in it that sets you apart. Sadly, it becomes the way many Christians, who, because they are trying to separate themselves from their own messes, end up staying … Continue reading
Only God can love like this. Just as I am. Come as you are. No conditions. No requirements. No clean-up. No reorientation.
We are getting Chandler’s first care package ready to send out today. More of his clothes, his backpack, shampoo and conditioner, more pictures to add to the photo album Marti made that we sent along with him, a personal CD … Continue reading
“Go and marry a prostitute.” Thus begins the unusual story of Hosea, one of the most surprising prophets to the nation of Israel. It was his prophetic mission to marry a prostitute and love her in spite of her whoring … Continue reading
Two stories from yesterday’s Catch communicate the essence of the message better than anything I could ever say. My wife and I felt compelled for far too long to try to be sure our son knew we loved him yet … Continue reading
When you love someone you embrace the whole person. I don’t think we’re done with this “love the sinner; hate the sin” thing. Friday we got it down to “Love the sinner,” but now I‘m realizing that’s not far enough.