Tag: repentance

A Desert Prayer

I need to drown again in the regenerating waters of my baptism. I’m drowning on the world’s air and gasping for water this week. I preached about abiding in the Christ on Sunday, and have spent the entire week making sand castles in a God-forsaken desert.

RUSH HOUR 4: Time to Make a U-Turn

Turn around.  Change direction. Make a U-turn.  These are all accurate renderings of the Greek word metanoia, which is translated “repent” in most Bibles.  The word ‘repent’ is loaded with religious baggage, notions of gloom and doom, judgment and wrath, hellfire and brimstone. But the word literally means […]