Category Archives: Sounds Like Heaven

“New world, new body, handsome King…I’m there! ”


Can't Wait for Home

Home. what a great word! Don't you just love to be home? Maybe even if you call a mud hut your home over in India or the jungles of Africa, there is probably still some kind of comfort at the thought of being in your own space where everything is familiar…

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#3: I Need to Do It All Now, Before It's Too Late

Do you have a "bucket list"? Based on the Jack Nicholson movie, a bucket list is the list of things you want to do before you die–your goals and dreams. The mentality of "do it all before you die" sounds like a good plan at first inspection…

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#2: Is Heaven One Big Never-Ending Church Service?

Revelation 7 depicts a large crowd, worshiping in front of God's throne "day and night." I used to believe this was the sneak preview of my eternity–worshiping in front of a throne 24/7. If I have to be honest, bowing forever in front of a throne on my hands and knees, chanting worship, does not sound like heaven…

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#1: Where is Heaven?

Until the last few years, my imagined heaven was this floating city out in the cosmos somewhere, with gold streets and high walls made of gems like you read in Revelation 19-21. In my heaven, I sat around kind of bored, lots of clouds everywhere, bowing at a throne 24/7. Bad, bad theology. Let’s get Biblical…

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I Need A Nap!

I'm pretty tired these days. There's just something about the perpetual work cycle that wears me out. Get up, exercise, cook, clean, run errands, work, maintain, fix, shop, and go to bed so I can get up and do it all again tomorrow. Then recently I heard the rumor that put me over the edge–I "get" to work in heaven, too. What's up with that?

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