Just because I can't hear or understand something, doesn't mean that I get to claim that I heard whatever benefits me the most.
Sometimes, just taking a class isn't enough for us to actually learn anything.
Just because adults can eat solid food, doesn't mean that they can't drink milk, too.
Sometimes, the message we need to hear is simply a passage from the Bible - with no frills, trimmings, or commentary.
While we may sometimes have a filter in the way, there is nothing like inhaling pure air...or unfiltered truth.
When we don't have a printed version of the Bible handy, today's technology offers us many alternatives.
We are challenged to have an answer for what we hope in, but sometimes that can be a little intimidating.
If we eat more when we're out with friends, would we learn more if we studied the Bible with them?
Sometimes, in countries with religious freedom, I think that we make things harder than they need to be. What do those who are persecuted for their faith - and the example of the early church - have to teach us?