Browsing All posts tagged under »Jamal Jivanjee«

Parenting Adults Is Harder & Why Your ‘Pastor’ May Not Really Be Your ‘Pastor’

April 20, 2011

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Next month my one and only child will turn 18! Yeah, that’s right, I said 18. Can you believe it? One of my favorite things to do is get reactions from people when I tell them this. When I take my daughter out for coffee or out to a restaurant, I have to prepare myself […]

Why The House Of God Is A House Of Confusion-(Part II Of My Important Book Review)

February 15, 2011

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I am happy to bring to you part II of my book review of one of the most significant books that I have read called From Eternity To Here by Frank Viola.  If you have not yet had a chance to read Part I, let me encourage you to read it here:  http://wp.me/p1hf9o-18 I was just […]

Why This Book Review Is The Most Important Article I Have Ever Written

February 11, 2011

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I have been a Christian for almost 18 years, and I can tell you that I have not known the meaning of the gospel until very recently.  That might sound a bit shocking to you, but unfortunately, I am convinced that is the norm for most people who name the name of Jesus Christ in […]

A Simple New Year Resolution That Will Revolutionize Your Life in 2011!

January 7, 2011

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With the start of each New Year, I always find myself getting excited about the possibilities that may lie ahead.  This year I find myself day-dreaming about the possibility that Jesus could actually return this year.  Obviously, I have no idea if that will actually occur this year, but it is natural for someone who […]

A Defense Of The Indefensible- The top 3 objections against my last article. (Do you relate to one of these 3?)

January 6, 2011

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If you have ever stumbled upon a bee’s hive, or a wasp’s nest, you probably know how dangerous it can be.  Most of the time when I stumble upon them, I leave them alone.  After all, why would I stir up danger and risk being stung if I didn’t have to?  There have been times, […]

Faction Planting, or Church Planting? (Please read with an open mind )

January 6, 2011

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Faction Planting, or Church Planting? Dear Church, I have discovered that it is easy to recognize when something is not right, but it is much more difficult to ask ‘why’ something is not right.  Asking ‘why’ can be difficult because it may lead us to discover things that may change the course of our entire […]

Healthy Debate vs. Personal Attacks & Judgmentalism…what’s the difference?

January 6, 2011

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We live in an impoverished society.  No, I’m not talking about money.  We are impoverished whenever we lack something that is essential to life.  I have discovered that there is a great poverty in our culture regarding how we relate to one another, the way we debate one another, and the way that we disagree […]