All posts by Timothy R. Berman

Studied Alcohol/Drug and Chemical Dependency at Edmonds Community College. Working to complete a Bachelor's in Psychology with emphasis on Addiction studies. Developing a Christian based recovery coach program. Publisher of various web content on religion, apologetic, Christian teaching, philosophy, history, recovery, addiction, substance use disorder, and spiritual mindfulness and living.

Website Announcement – Your Donations do matter

Imagine, for a moment, you opened up a business. You're all excited, advertising, showcasing, and you start generating some interest. People come into your store. All they are required to do is spend $5.00. That's it. Just $5.00. That first day, people wander in and out and no one makes a purchase. Now, let's just ...

Seeking transformation toward a more enduring authentic Christian life

One of the things we do not consider is the review mirror effect of looking back on our lives. Going through some of my previous writings, and musings, I found this. Originally written in January of 2014. I happened to attend a MARS Hill Church in Shoreline, Washington. The sermon finished up a series based off the book ...

Religious pretense and it’s harm on Christian Authenticity

Within the cultivation of an authentic Christian lifestyle, there is a sacred religious piety that evolves within the individual. This piety is not fulfilling any type of rote of religious practice. Piety is the hallmark of one's reverence toward that which is sacred and holy. There is genuine piety in a person's relationship with a ...

“Come Follow me” – The Call of Christ

Personal Sermon Notes from August 10, 2014 As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him. ~ Matthew 9:9 NIV ~ People are always seeking after something in order to find fulfillment in their ...

What manner of men ought ye to be?

When we set our foot on the path of righteousness, when we set our eyes on the Savior and redeemer – Jesus the Christ – and when we comply in fulfilling our priesthood duties, we inevitably strive to become a righteous man. Not a man that meets the standards of the world today, but a ...

Don’t do this one thing in order to move forward in life

Sometimes we want to give up. Simply throw in the towel and walk away. We want to quit pursuing our dreams. Frustrated at the many challenges that appear to be barriers to us accomplishing our goals. Feeling inadequate and empty. Giving up is a personal issue we all face in our lives.  Occasionally, a particular meme ...

Discovering your guiding principle

We mean well with our New Year's resolutions, but the breaking of them is as much an annual tradition as establishing them in the first place. New Year's resolutions ... rarely become a significant part of our life.  ~ Debra Farrington ~ Living Faith Day by Day How the Sacred Rules of Monastic Tradition Can ...

Dwelling in unity with one another

Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! ~ Psalm 133:1, ESV ~ Outside of our relationship with God - do we have at least one or two other people who know us. Individuals of integrity who know what really goes on in our lives, what we feel, and what our doubts are? ...

Finding our Identity through Christ

How do we come to understand our sense of worth, know who we are, and how does this matter? Today's society has consistently defined and redefined what it means to be someone. In this message, I explore the idea of identity in Christ by looking at the two questions Christ asks. Focusing on our identity ...

Taking a stand with God

Today's reading: Gen. 35 - 36:43; Ps. 9:6-10; Prov. 3:27-30; Matt. 12:22-50 Put away the foreign Gods that are among you and purify yourself When we come to Christ and commit to following Him, we are separating ourselves from the cultural and societal norms. This includes putting aside our previous loyalties. Only one true loyalty ...

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