No Filter

Do you live with a filter? Do you find that you are constantly living behind a veil, not revealing your truest passions, avoiding certain emotions, or beliefs? Many of us do! We do this because we are not fully aware of God’s love and acceptance of us. When we recognize that God’s love is pure, deep, and rich, it frees us to accept who we are. You may be thinking: “Ernst, there’s some things that I want, feel, and like that I don’t think God is in agreement with.” Perhaps. But perhaps you are identifying with a limited view of […]

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Making A Difference In Someone’s Life

This weekend I learned something new. Many people don’t expect good things to happen to them, especially from strangers. On Saturday Life Church’s outreach team gave out free gift bags full of toiletries. They went throughout the Canarsie Brooklyn community blessing people with common household items as well as back-to-school supplies.  When the team returned they were all sharing amazing stories! They told stories of how people were literally moved to tears, and some stories of how people were dismissive. There were some people however that were sort of in an awkward position.  They wanted the gift bag but didn’t […]

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