things quickly fell apart. He was peeved at them because of their short memories. As soon as Paul was out of sight and on his way to his next church planting the Corinthians began to fight and argue over everything.
One day we will all be called to account for the way we have treated our fellowman. God help us if we don’t get this right.
No matter what I believe, no matter how passionate I am about changing the world;
I am really the only person I have the power to change.
And know this: God is a constant, unfailing certainty beyond every struggle, every perceived failure, and every disappointment.
Do you remember how long you believed in Santa? I remember slowly doubting when I was about seven. Santa became suspect when my brother and sister, who are older, began to make fun of me. But I didn’t want to stop believing. Christmas was magical. Santa made it so. For a child Santa is the reason for the season (we can only hope they outgrow … Continue reading When You Quit Believing in Santa, You Get Underwear
So many Americans pride themselves on what truly is a self-serving and glaring distinction between love of self and love of neighbor. But there is no such distinction if we are open to seeing the deepest truth of our connectedness because we are all created by one God to be in relationship with Him and … Continue reading Hungry for LOVE
What if you believed, as I do, that Jesus did not die to save us from our wretched sins? What if God sent Jesus to show us an incalculable, immeasurable love without regard to our sinfulness, knowing it would be that very sinfulness that would be the cause of his beloved Son’s death? Would that … Continue reading The Things we do for Love
“Christians are happier than atheists” That was the consensus of a CNN article in 2013. Duh you say. Well…hold onto your halos folks. It’s gonna be a bumpy ride to heaven. Here’s the article if you’re so inclined to read it. The article continues with a rebuke of the study: After reading an article about the … Continue reading And the Winner is…..
As Christians, we are taught that God loves us deeply. But, how often do we ponder just how much he likes us? I mean really, really likes us?
(Originally posted 6/30/14) My oldest son and daughter-in-law have an eight-month-old baby, their first. On a recent visit, my daughter-in-law asked me what I thought was important to teach their daughter. I threw out some thoughts, but, several weeks later, I am still thinking about that question. I made a LOT of mistakes parenting my … Continue reading I Want a Do-Over…I Think…Maybe not