It may be a burden to carry around a heavy reminder of death, but there are things in our lives that we need to root out.
Month: May 2018
Getting Someone’s Name Right
While it may seem obvious, sometimes the best way to learn about someone is to ask them, directly.
We might "grab the bull by its horns", as the metaphor suggests, but should we pick up a snake by its tail?
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Once we understand the importance of loving our neighbor, does that make us want to pick and choose our neighbors?
The Right Thing When We Do the Wrong Thing
Only God could find a solution to the no-win situation that we were faced with when we chose to break the rules.
The Herd Effect
It's easy to pile on to a cause online. Are there some steps we should take before doing so, though?
Too Many Cookies! (Part 2)
Does being sick or hurt, and doing what it takes to get better, make you a morally superior person to someone who is still sick?
Too Many Cookies! (Part 1)
If you know the cure for a common ailment, do you keep it to yourself, or go out and help others get better?
On Being an Elder
I had the opportunity to serve as an elder. Here's some of what I learned.
In an environment that demands that we try to do many things at the same time, where should our focus actually be.
Free In Deed, Part 2
For those of us who have been freed from the consequences of sin, do we live as free, or do we keep serving sin?
Free In Deed, Part 1
For those freed from the consequences of sin, do we live as free, or do we keep living as those under the law?
Are You Ready to Answer the Difficult Questions?
There's a big difference between admitting that we don't have all of the answers, and thinking that we are somehow smarter than someone who knows more than us.
The Dog Walks Slowly by Midnight
Even the most important message is ineffective if it can't be shared in a way that the recipient can understand.
In a video game, it doesn't make sense to go into battle unequipped. Isn't life the same way?