Pat Krayer

The Integrated Life

June 8, 2018

Integration is so vital, but it is hindered by our tendency to compartmentalize the faith. Our educational and cultural training in the west teaches us to compartmentalize the different aspects of our lives. We divide up our educational spaces into different subjects, such as, math, biology, chemistry, history, English, and more. We put students in…

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Facing our Fears: A Christ-like Response to Terrorist Attacks

March 23, 2016

The terrorist attacks in Brussels confront us with new challenges. The challenges our government will face is how to stop such kinds of terrorist attacks from happening. For those of us who are not working in those government agencies tasked with our safety, our greatest challenge will be to  confront and be victorious over our fears. It…

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Weaving Ourselves into The Beloved

November 24, 2015

We, as followers of Christ, have a way of storying ourselves to others in order to describe who we are. We story ourselves in this way: We are broken, flawed, imperfect, on a journey. Even our cultural icons who are not following Christ story themselves this way as well. Angelina Jolie recently was quoted in an interview in the…

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Our Beloved and His Story

November 21, 2015

I recently had the privilege of speaking at a conference. The attendees were overseas workers. This and the next posts will be the messages that I gave. INTRODUCTION Thank you for this honor of sharing God’s Word with you all. Over the next few days we are going to look at Paul’s Letter to the Colossians and…

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Power

September 4, 2015

Many of us have been deceived. Our cultures teach us that real power is instantly demonstrable. Our notion of power is shaped by quick military victories, by bombs exploding, by sports teams winning in two hours, by business people getting things done no matter how many people they use up as they advance themselves. Then…

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