Christianity is Not a System of Morality

Keith KettenringBible Insights, Christian Living, The Uncommon Journey, Uncategorized2 Comments

I’m not quite sure how it happened (Was I was taught or just caught “moralism?”) but for most of my life I thought the Christian faith was primarily about moral behavior, mine and others. This is what that looked like… I thought being a Christian primarily involved: not sinning behaving morally upright in my outward actions staying away from people … Read More

Here’s the Key to Longevity

Keith KettenringBible Insights, Christian Living, The Uncommon Journey, Uncategorized4 Comments

Lately I’ve been watching a YouTube channel entitled “Impact Theory” which features interviews between Tom Bilyeu and his guests around topics having to do with health, longevity, success, and the good life. Tom will often express his desire to live as long as possible…maybe forever. When he says something like that, I want to yell at the screen and tell … Read More

A Shout-Out for More Tenderheartedness

Keith KettenringBible Insights, Christian Living, The Uncommon Journey8 Comments

This week I’ve been confronted with my lack of tenderheartedness. I walked into a “delicate” situation and immediately offered my expert opinion totally oblivious to the sensitive nature of what was happening. Instead of kindly caring and helping, I assumed, judged, and reacted with ungracious words actually believing my brilliant advice was going to make the situation better. Yea…that didn’t … Read More

What are the Keys to Controlling Your Body?

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The role of the body in how we relate to God is a fascinating subject. Too long neglected by modern Christians, most have little understanding of the body’s significance in successfully living the Christian life. Included in exploring this reality is how we manage our bodies in general. At one end of the spectrum are those who abuse their bodies. … Read More

Reflections While Not Posting: What an UnCommon Journey

Keith KettenringChristian Living, The Uncommon Journey6 Comments

Why is my blog site called The UnCommon Journey? Because that’s a title that should be given to every Christian’s relationship with God. If your Christian life mimics most other Christians around you, you’ve settled for a comfortable expression of Christianity foreign to scripture and historic Christianity. Sadly, most Christians don’t realize this. I don’t blame them or accuse them … Read More

A Look At The Biggest Ally on Your Spiritual Journey: Your Body

Keith KettenringBible Insights, Christian Living, The Uncommon Journey4 Comments

What is your view of the body? That’s right, your physical body. This question may be one of the most essential life-questions you’ve never thought of. Your answer makes a difference in every area of your life. How you eat, sleep, work, worship, relate, recreate, maintain, die, and deal with your dead body, are all affected by your understanding of … Read More