The Urgency of Meeting You

Another disappointment. Another argument. Another burnout. I know I’m not the only one. Everyone I talk to these days is busy. Everyone has a list of things that needs to get done. I’m right there too. I’ve got a list […]

The Other Side of the Cross

The Other Side of the Cross | northbyseven.com | Is forgiveness of guilt enough?

In churches around the world this Easter, we Christians will be remembering Jesus’ sacrifice for us on the cross. We will sing praise, and have our moments of silence for remembrance. We will be thankful for forgiveness for the guilt […]

Embrace the Weirdo

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” – Hebrews 13:2 Picture this. You’re minding your own business, strolling casually down the street with your thoughts running off to where they always run […]

When It Is Hard To Care

There’s that person that hangs out at the back of the church. Quiet. Different. Alone. They stand back and watch as everyone greets their friends and families with smiles on their faces. Everyone around them is either bowed deep in […]

A Lesson In Letting Go

Out of nowhere, you’re brought to your knees again by a cruel turn in life. You’re emotionally winded and spent. You’re in pain and confused. You realize finally that something has to change; something needs to be let go of. […]

Of Porn and other Fantasies

Did you know that Blu-ray won the format war against HD-DVD mainly because of support from the porn industry? Or that in 2006, porn had a recorded $97 billion dollar revenue globally? That’s about equal to the GDP of Canada […]