Entries by Aphesis Group

The Glorious Invitation of God

Bring your secrets, bring your scars Bring your glory, all you are Bring your daylight, bring your dark Share your silence And unpack your heart ~ Phillip Phillips I’m not sure if this song was written about a guy wanting a gal to feel safe and unpack her heart with him, but that’s not how […]

An Unexpected Response

As I sat across the table from my friend, Pastor Randy, I had a tightness in my chest and I was feeling somewhat anxious. I needed to come clean with him on an issue that I had been struggling with. I had finally decided that this issue had snake bitten me too many times and […]

Spring 2014 Update

NEW Website Launched AphesisGroup.org was designed to better represent our organization and reflect who we are to the world. It is our hope and prayer that this will make us more accessible to people wanting biblical resources to address relational issues through inner life healing. The new website features short blog posts updated weekly by […]

Tullian Tchividjian, Grandson of Billy Graham

If you have not heard of Tullian Tchividjian, you are not alone. I have only become aware of him in the past few months. Pastor Tullian leads a large church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is an author and speaker, not to mention, the grandson of famed evangelist, Billy Graham.  He grabbed my attention because […]

Soul Spelunking

“Spiritual growth is not about climbing a mountain, getting better, and therefore needing Christ less and less. Spiritual growth is about discovering more and bigger caverns of need into which more and more of Christ’s grace can flow.” Tullian Tchividjian, from blog post titled: Christ Is Deeper Still Who wants to explore their own depravity, […]

Disappointing God

dis·ap·point verb \ˌdis-ə-ˈpȯint\ : to make (someone) unhappy by not being as good as expected or by not doing something that was hoped for or expected Psalm 14:3 … there is no one who does good, not even one. I often feel like I must be such a disappointment to God. Like he must have […]

What does God desire from me?

To be perfectly honest, the question that I really want answered is, “What are the minimum requirements for avoiding hell?” so as to avoid getting the following error message at the end of my life: Sound familiar? Check it out: “Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may obtain eternal life?” (Matthew 19:16) […]