By Adam Graham Since the earliest churches, many believers have thought, “Wouldn’t it be great if everyone were like us?” This is opposed to thinking, “Wouldn’t it be great if everyone were like Christ?” The first group like this was the Judaizers, who sought to make early Gentile converts comply with Old Testament ceremonial laws. The Apostle Paul severely criticized the Judaizers’ legalism in requiring the works of the law for salvation in addition to the cross. Paul’s ire at them may be summed up in Galatians 5:12 (ESV): “I wish those who unsettle you would emasculate themselves!” Paul’s concern with legalism goes further thanRead More →

I’ve been attacked in my dreams for the last two nights. I wake up but can’t move, I see the room and there are dark shadowy figures moving around me. There are flashes of lights swirling around the room. Last night, I kept feeling a hand on my shoulder and I realized it was not my husband’s, the first thought that jumped in my head was that it was my father’s. He had a very strange suicide almost two years ago which has affected me in ways unimaginable. But I’ve grown and felt like I was letting it go. I recently sent off a packageRead More →