I recently heard that two out of three visits to the doctor are stress related. As I was pondering that, I wondered about how simple the solution to this might be, even though it’s admittedly not easy. Here’s what I … Continue reading
I agree with writers like Dallas Willard (Divine Conspiracy) who’ve said that Jesus’ teachings are the most brilliant in human history. Especially what’s been dubbed the “Sermon On the Mount” (Matthew 5 – 7). This teaching goes beyond mere behavior modification or … Continue reading
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We’re most certainly living in troubled times…with terrorist threats, violent civil unrest, and deeply divided polarization on issues. But this is exactly when Jesus’s Church should shine the brightest, rather than being part of the problem. But the only way we’re going to … Continue reading
God is for you. He is not against you. Do you hear me, precious one…God is for you. God is for you.
Would you still be thankful for God’s goodness if it seemed as though He had let your spouse and children be taken by disease in a land you had just dedicated “for the glory of God,” and after having pledged to serve Him faithfully in this endeavor? Or would you question His … Continue reading
I don’t remember who said it first, but it’s true. God raises up songwriters to write songs so we will sing words we would never pray. And I think one recent example is “Oceans” by the Hillsong folks. I wrote … Continue reading