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Lost my Religion

How I Lost My Religion (And Rediscovered God)

By Maury | June 14, 2018

How I Lost My Religion Somehow, in the pursuit of God, I lost my religion. Growing up, the love of God was real. I felt it in my family. I saw it in nature. I heard it in music. I wanted all I could get.  My Southern Baptist church defined the path for me. I…

Friends

Why Friends Are a Sore Subject for Us

By Maury | June 2, 2018

Every time I bring up the topic of friends, my wife starts to cry. It’s a sore subject with her. With me too. What is a friend? A friend is someone who sticks with you through thick and thin. They don’t quit on you. A friend would give you the shirt off their back. Most…

Child seeking truth

Seven Reasons Why Seeking Truth Is Better Than Spouting Doctrine

By Maury | June 1, 2018

I once loved doctrine. It made me feel safe, secure, and best of all, right. Here are seven reasons I traded in doctrine for truth. 1. Truth is alive. Doctrine is dead. The pursuit of truth is like a birds in flight, in motion, free to alter course. Doctrine is like a bird in a…

Get the most out of life

Seven Reasons Why People Who Follow Jesus Get the Most out of Life

By Maury | May 31, 2018

 For most people, following Jesus is not the secret of getting the most out of life. Jesus is religion. Yikes! No one ever called Jesus “religious.” He didn’t give people a list of stuff to believe. He didn’t saddle them with a bunch of religious duties. That was the Pharisees, not Jesus.  The main thing…