03 Jul 2015, in God, Life

I Want to Be Wrong About God

We have a greater need to desire God than to deconstruct Him. I woke up with a strange prayer pouring out of my lips, “God, I pray You’re not who I think You are.” Before I could rightly wrap my mind around what the Spirit...
14 May 2015, in God, Life

Is Your God Narrow?

  John Mendis is a member of the Shiloh Seventh-day Adventist church in Sri Lanka and a financial consultant by profession. He runs his own blogsite at everlasting-gospel.blogspot.com

26 Mar 2015, in Culture, God


I finally watched the 2014 film, Divergent, which was based on a science-fiction book of the same name. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic, dystopian society where everyone is expected to choose one of five subcultures to live and work with. Each subculture, or...
13 Jan 2015, in God, Life

God Wants to Break Your Heart

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise (Psalm 51:17)   If you're a Christian and you've ever suffered loss, ever felt vulnerable and unprotected, ever felt you were sinking, drowning, crumbling at your...
06 Jan 2015, in God, Theology

A God I Don’t Have to Perform For

I’m a pretty good performer. I’ve been doing it since I was young. Whether in church, at school or at work, I figured out my parts. Growing up a pastor’s daughter, I had a “stage” pretty early. While my parents never made me feel I...
12 Dec 2014, in God, Life

For the Love of God

I've settled on the belief that my finite mind cannot yet fully grasp the entirety of God's infinite love. I've also come to the conclusion that if we'll ever love the way God loves, we'll have to forgive the way God forgives. There's no getting...