We are born with two pressing questions: "Who am I?" and "What am I to do with my life?" Without premeditation or prompting, these questions erupt from the depths of the human soul. It's as if we are dropped into the middle of a mystery movie and asked to figure out the answer, only the mystery is ourselves. Read more...
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The longest distance in the universe is between the head and heart. For Christ-followers, it is the chasm between what we say we believe in our minds and what we truly believe in our hearts: a split between our statements about God and our experience of Him. This divide is everywhere around us, causing untold devastation. It is found in the double lives of believers and in the hypocrisy of church leaders, but mainly we see it in ourselves. It is the default position of every human heart.
In Divided: When the Head and Heart Don't Agree, Bill exposes this divide and offers strategies to tackle it. The actual journey to cross the divide is sketched out, an epic journey that will take us into our deepest fear and shame and on into the wonder of God's presence. For becoming undivided is not just another task. It's the pathway into the very heart of the Father.
Divided: When the Head and Heart Don't Agree is now available at Amazon and other retailers.
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With the launch of Divided in March, I thought I would do a blog this month and one in February with brief excerpts from the book. Here is one of my favorite stories that shows so clearly the divide between our head and heart. Read more...
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