A good relationship with God isn’t about collecting enough good deeds to pay for miscellaneous “bills” we have incurred. There is a great cost for us to be redeemed, but it has already been covered. Continue reading Do I Have Enough Cash?
What can we do when reading the same thing starts to feel a bit monotonous? Continue reading The “Howard Johnson’s” Chorus?
When we reach the end of our own strength, we can quit, or we can seek help from God’s limitless supply. Continue reading I Don’t Wanna!
Can we become so focused on our preparations for this earthly life that we forget to prepare for the eternal? Continue reading God’s Ultimate Plan vs. My Own
We would never worship something that we made ourselves, treating it like something greater than we are…would we? Continue reading Worshipping What We Make
Whether we remember classic arcade games or modern games’ hardcore modes, reality has one thing in common with them: We get only one life in which to make the choices that affect the outcome. Continue reading Hardcore Mode
When we are weary and tired, may we remain faithful, but with a strength that exceeds our own abilities. Continue reading What a Relief! (Part 2)
No matter our challenges, we can get through them with help. Trials in this world are always finite. Continue reading What a Relief! (Part 1)
How can we find ourselves being defined by others according to the good that our life produces (with God’s) help, rather than by the vices that we fight against? Continue reading “I’m Always Angry”
The idea of twelve men quitting their day jobs and following Jesus seems out of place today. How do we invest in others, in the very different world that we live in centuries later? Continue reading Being in Community Without Living on a Commune