Changed by the greatest story ever told

By Schulter Etyang  Jeff Vanderstelt in his book Gospel Fluency says this, “All of us are living under a dominant story. We perceive the world and human interactions through the stories we know and believe.” Our lives have been shaped or are being shaped by the stories we’ve heard or keep hearing. These stories either…

Fences and Grace #2

In this second part of the blog, I’d like to explore the other line in the film that stood out for me in terms of grace and the gospel. Rose: I been standing with you! I been right here with you, Troy. I got a life too. I gave eighteen years of my life to…

This is war!

  2 Samuel 3:1 NKJV Now there was a long war between the house of Saul and the house of David. But David grew stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker. Right off the gate, Saul and David are both from the same house of Israel. What does Israel represent? The…

You waited by Travis Greene

I love listening and playing songs that amplify who Jesus is and what he did for us. They warm my heart, nourish my soul and enrich my faith. This is on one those. You waited is a song by Travis Greene that is hitting the right grace tones at the moment. This song is in his…

How Jesus serves us

The story of Ruth is one that really warms my heart because in a sense I see myself in her story. Every time I read her story, I’m enamored by how Jesus is always attracted to outsiders – the least, weak, women, poor, sick, imperfect, prisoner, widows, orphans, uneducated, oppressed, illegitimate, immigrants, etc. Her story…

Weaknesses…His grace is sufficient

Weakness is weak Revealingly bleak Like a creek it leaks and reeks Of failure…like a tick It sticks with abandon streak Yet it humanizes Even as it crystallizes You and I with increases Of the human population that God increases Even as He works through yours and my weaknesses Poem by Arnold Etyang I hate…

I am who Jesus is

I refuse to be defined by my experiences — whether good or bad I am not my education level. I am not my career achievements. I am not my relationship status — single, married or complicated I am not my sexual orientation — straight, gay or queer. I am not my title – Dr/Mr/M.D/Founder/Apostle/Chairman/Bishop/Honorable etc…