Love is the Point: 4 Ways Divine Love Makes Life Amazing

One of the next tattoos I’m planning to get is “Love Alone”, inspired by Hans Urs von Balthasar’s (what a glorious name!) phrase and book title, Love Alone is Credible.  You see, a Truth that’s radically altered my life is “God is Love”.  While there are many things said about the Divine, and there’s quite … Continue reading Love is the Point: 4 Ways Divine Love Makes Life Amazing

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LIES WE BELIEVE ABOUT GOD PART 5

I’ve got issues.  While Jesus has always been my jam, for a long time I thought God more than disliked me. Worth, belonging, and love are fundamental human needs and I was convinced when it came to our Creator and Ultimate Reality, I’d struck out on all three accounts (as had everyone else). I now realize this … Continue reading LIES WE BELIEVE ABOUT GOD PART 5

Lies We Believe About God Part 4

When love is the way -- unselfish, sacrificial, redemptive -- when love is the way, then no child will go to bed hungry in this world ever again. When love is the way, we will let justice roll down like a mighty stream, and righteousness like an ever-flowing brook. When love is the way, poverty … Continue reading Lies We Believe About God Part 4

Lies We Believe About God Part 3

For most of my early adulthood I was caught in a vicious cycle of porn addiction that was, in part, brought on by my image of God.  You see, I thought our Creator’s default state was NOT liking me and sending me to hell, and ANY mistake I made in life was something God took … Continue reading Lies We Believe About God Part 3

Lies We Believe About God Part 2

I shared recently that I’m a recovering porn addict.  A HUGE part of this slavery was mistaken, yet QUITE common, views I had about God.  While in my addiction I was SUPER concerned with being correct about things, in my freedom and life I’m more interested in being connected.  The rewriting of what I think … Continue reading Lies We Believe About God Part 2

Lies We Believe About God Part 1

Hi, my name is Lang and I’m a recovering porn addict.  While there’s definitely no singular reason for this, and I accept full responsibility for my decisions, a really BIG reason behind my addiction was lies I believed about God.  I think these common and widespread untruths keep us fearful, anxious, and divided, holding us … Continue reading Lies We Believe About God Part 1