What's your Magnitude of Mission?

Church As A Spiritual Hospital

I had a friend send me the following quote the other day:
 “People never really change very deeply until someone catches them in their shame… and is not appalled. Out of this place, where we have been loved in the midst of our shame, we come to know that we are worthy of love.” I...

How Gratitude got me through my last day at the office, by Travis Waits

This has been my office for the past year. Today was my last day. It’s humbling to admit, but authenticity demands it. There is no benefit to having a shiny brochure of a website, unless there is substance behind it. I have tried to build a new life online, writing blogs,...

Gratitude for Disappointments and Painting the Lines…

Four years ago life was going very well. I had a thriving practice as a therapist, counseling people towards wholeness in their relationships with themselves and others. A new house, cars that didn’t break down, kids plugged into friends and community that they loved; more...

The Problem with Repentance: Christian Leadership & The Gospel of Punishment, by Pastor Travis Waits

The Problem with Repentance: Christian Leadership & The Gospel of Punishment In our culture of church leadership today there is significant focus on “preaching the Gospel.” To be clear, this was the original mission that Jesus gave the church (see Mtt. 28:16ff)....

Coming to our own assistance

“It’s been awhile, since I could hold my head up high…”                                                                                                 –Staind I am convinced that God desires to be for us in this life. There are many times that I...

Grace ALWAYS violates man’s sense of justice by Travis Waits

Grace ALWAYS violates man’s sense of justice, by Travis Waits This problem of the self-righteous with their condemnation is not only prevalent in the Christian church leadership of pastors & elders, but also among so called “christian” counselors & therapists....
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