"So God created man in his own image; he created him in the image of God; he created them male and female." - Gen 1:27 Racism is a sin. It's a sin that is practiced overtly and yet rarely gets the attention of the White Christian like other overtly practiced sins (and many less overt). … Continue reading In His Image
Once upon a time in February, kids were finishing off their valentines candy. They were going to school, filing into their rows, and chatting with their friends. Some might have even brought up Spring Break which was just a few weeks away. This is the week that divided the regular school year with the dreaded … Continue reading After School Care After School Closed
I hear a lot of people talk about God not answering prayer. They pray and pray and when it doesn't happen, they equate that with God not answering a prayer. While many people that pray acknowledge while praying that a no is possible, they don't even remotely consider that no was the answer. Some of … Continue reading The Blessing of “No”
I’ve been on a journey. A journey to deepen my faith, knowledge of God, and love for God. Each of these are different, distinct parts of my spiritual journey that took me through mountains and valleys and if I am completely honest, lower than a valley. You could call this my search for the real … Continue reading Starting Line: Spiritual Road Trip
Once upon a time, I wanted to teach Elementary school. In fact, I did teach elementary kids for two years. I learned a lot from that experience and loved every minute of it. While things got a little murky after the school and I parted ways, I still had the passion to teach. I was … Continue reading Life Rerouted: The Path to Now
This blog has always been part of a personal journey. It was once followed by a lot of people who would follow it and agree mostly with what I am saying. One iteration of it was used to attack an entire church body and hurt people that I cared about. Some of those people have … Continue reading Faking It
Behind the Waterfall is returning. As I prepare for this once marginally successful blog to make a comeback, you can get to know a little more about me on the I Am Mr. Josh page.