Some people have a mental image of an angry God. This might be due to preachers like Johnathan Edwards from the 18th-century, or from listening to others who portray God as primarily full of wrath and punishment. This is a tough image of God to live with, and probably makes most of us want to avoid too much contact with Him, lest we make a mistake … Continue reading What Makes God Angry?
If more money, more power, or more popularity doesn’t guarantee happiness, then what will? Continue reading Really Living
If a scarecrow can’t keep the animals out of our garden, why would we trust its fellow inanimate objects for more important things? Continue reading A Scarecrow in a Cucumber Field
Nobody likes a no-win situation, but what if we knew that we had everything we needed to succeed? Continue reading A Calling, and the Power to Live It Out
If you’ve got a great story to tell, why keep it to yourself? Continue reading Preaching About Ourselves
Is it possible that the reason we aren’t seeing progress in our faith because our feet are too dry? Continue reading Part the Waters
Our lives can be a lot bigger and more full of power than we know…if we only know where to look. Continue reading Thinking Too Small
We might “grab the bull by its horns”, as the metaphor suggests, but should we pick up a snake by its tail? Continue reading Snake-Handling
When God works through your life to bless others, who do you give credit to? Continue reading Which Way Does the Arrow Point?
Just as we can’t fully appreciate the excitement of a movie ending without understanding the magnitude of the odds that the protagonists overcome, we can’t fully appreciate salvation without understanding what we are saved from. Continue reading Here There Be Dragons, Part 2