Charlie Van Dyke
Posted October 1, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

~ Joseph Campbell... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
By John Pavlovitz

If I Have Gay Children: Four Promises From A Christian Pastor/Parent

Sometimes I wonder if I’ll have gay children.

I’m not sure if other parents think about this, but I do; quite often.

Maybe it’s because I have many gay people in my family and circle of friends. It’s in my genes and in my tribe.

Maybe it’s because, as a past... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
By Norris Burkes

Recently, I asked the iPhone’s personal assistant, known as Siri, to help me find a Bible verse.

Quoting the verse, I said, “Help me with my unbelief.”

Siri responded with, “That may be beyond my ability.”

Funny, I thought. That resembles the response I had from the 72-year-old patient I met last month in our ICU. After briefly... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
From World Religion News

Although he passed some sixteen years ago, many people are still very interested in the life of Frank Sinatra. One of the topics that have come up from time to time has been his religious beliefs, which he was keen on sharing throughout his life. In one particular issue of Playboy in 1963, he gave a very frank interview ab... read more
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Trust Me!
Posted September 22, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Meditations
By Mike Wade

Trust Me!

Don’t you love that? Someone is trying to reassure you that if you put your faith in them you won’t get your heart broken. And that’s the best they’ve got? They don’t say here’s my track record, here are other people I’ve never let down, or even WHY! Just trust me. Apple is betting that’s all you’ll need to turn your phone... read more
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