Investing in the Gospel

Investing in the Gospel

At some point we all take our last breath. On this earth, we are distracted with the cares of the world and are tempted to attain for ourselves the glory that our flesh desires. This physical death includes every person who walks the earth - those who are diligent in exercise and diet as well as those who surf the couch with a remote. Those who pride themselves on the … [Read more...]

Having Humility Enough to Say I’m Sorry

Having Humility Enough to Say I'm Sorry

Humility. It's one of those words that is both excellent and gut-wrenching! On one hand, God blesses us greatly when He humbles us. We are able to see more of His heart and our need for Him. That is so glorious and needed in our self-sufficient culture! On the other hand, it feels really terrible, doesn't it? It's not something that leaves us feeling grateful, at least … [Read more...]

Building on the Rock

I recently wrote a post challenging the notion of so-called "pro-choice Christians." I was dismayed by one Facebook response to that post. It involved a casual, "This doesn't change my mind." Followed by a *shrug*. I think it was the shrug that hurt the most. Not because I was personally acquainted with this woman. I wasn't. And not because her comment was … [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Say About Peace?

"Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me." The song has a lovely, lyrical tune. One of those that tends to stay in your head for a while. It expresses an appealing sentiment, too. One that seems noble. Admirable. Godly, even. Especially in these days of social media (and regular media) gone wild. Too bad it's based on a lie. You see, the lyrics go … [Read more...]

Remembering the God Who Reigns

Remembering the God Who Reigns

In American culture, we often struggle to retain the perspective that God is holy and that He reigns. We're always battling for control of our lives, forgetting His sovereignty. I admit that sometimes I even forget to consider Him in decisions. It is those times that we desperately need to adjust our perspective. We must view God as He truly is, in all His glory, power … [Read more...]