All posts by Brian Bennett

Tattooed man praying

No Compromise

No compromise is a popular phrase in some Christian circles. The people that use this phrase usually mean that moral people should not rationalize around their principles to do what they want to do. Many times the same people use this phrase to justify shunning

Statue of Jesus

Blessed Persecutors

Bless those who persecute us!? God, do you know what You’re asking? I don’t mean to complain but really, what are You thinking? Bless those who killed poor Matthew Shepard? Are you sure You want to say that for the record? And Lord, he isn’t

Four women looking down

Grace and Healing

Does healing always come when we pray? Some people say “yes, healing always comes when we pray. You just may not have enough faith to receive it.” That sounds like a very trite and simple answer especially to someone in pain. When Saint Paul asked

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

Puppet Stranger

It’s not me you see grinning from ear to ear. It’s the puppet stranger,that helps me face fear. The puppet stranger is a jovial fellow His face is cold and his skin is sallow. I can make him wink, or dance to a tune. He’s