Beyond Clichés

Becoming so heavenly minded that we are of some earthly good.

Month: May 2011

The False Rapture Prediction, Media and Christians

I know. You’re tired of hearing about the fake rapture prediction. So am I. I won’t bore you with another article about Camping’s false doctrine. I’m also not going to write about the fact that Jesus clearly said that nobody knows when the end will come.

I want to talk about the media itself. More specifically, Christians and the media.

Why do we not have more influence in the media realm? Continue reading

About Josh Monen

Josh is a Christian, entrepreneur and writer from Ridgefield, WA. He's married with three kids: ages 4, 2 and 1. Before he met God, Josh was a drug addict with a $500/day cocaine addiction that almost killed him. Today he's seeking a real authentic relationship with God and others.

The Church’s Role in Meeting Needs

little church

“I have observed  two extremes in our churches concerning personal needs. One extreme is the impersonal church that ignores many needs. People come to church to hear the preacher preach and the teacher teach. In this setting, pastors see themselves as mini-theologians. They are the defenders of the faith.

Continue reading

About Josh Monen

Josh is a Christian, entrepreneur and writer from Ridgefield, WA. He's married with three kids: ages 4, 2 and 1. Before he met God, Josh was a drug addict with a $500/day cocaine addiction that almost killed him. Today he's seeking a real authentic relationship with God and others.

Are You a Possessor or a Searcher of the Truth?

clinched fist

This last week I heard an author, Dan Milam, speak and something clicked. Dan shared about the time he was imprisoned in Mozambique for 300 days back in 1975. He said he went from being a “possessor of the truth” to a “searcher of the truth”. Continue reading

About Josh Monen

Josh is a Christian, entrepreneur and writer from Ridgefield, WA. He's married with three kids: ages 4, 2 and 1. Before he met God, Josh was a drug addict with a $500/day cocaine addiction that almost killed him. Today he's seeking a real authentic relationship with God and others.

God is Impressive

Takemoto's Nebula

One word I would use to describe God would be impressive. He is a God of wonder, He spoke the universe into existence, He is the Alpha and Omega, all nations will bow before Him, Nothing is impossible with Him, indeed He is impressive.

Sometimes we forget this truth. As Bobby Conner says, “we are far too familiar with a God we barely know.”

Continue reading

About Josh Monen

Josh is a Christian, entrepreneur and writer from Ridgefield, WA. He's married with three kids: ages 4, 2 and 1. Before he met God, Josh was a drug addict with a $500/day cocaine addiction that almost killed him. Today he's seeking a real authentic relationship with God and others.

© 2018 Beyond Clichés

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑