3 Ways the Comparison Game Cripples

“I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you...

Dealing with Angry People

Orphans in Your Heart     I have a friend on fire for adopting orphans. He once shared his frustration about many orphan relief efforts like building orphanages, wells, and feeding orphans. “Give the kid a place to live and you’ve still got an...

So You’re Going to Read the Whole Bible This Year…

Can’t tell you how many times I’ve started a year out like that, running through Genesis, jogging through Exodus, marching through Leviticus, only to get bogged down and stalled out in the muddy genealogies of Numbers… “Next...

Why Me? The Most Important Question…

“Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king by force, withdrew again to a mountain by himself. (John 6:15)”      I’ve often wondered as I’ve read the Gospel accounts of Jesus why He would do a miracle and then tell someone not...

Voices of Christmas Passed…

Even An Atheist Can Articulate the Gospel     The mid 1800s were approaching and a church organ in the south of France had recently been restored. The parish priest asked a friend to compose a poem to celebrate the event. That friend was a professed atheist named...