Leakage

It seems like so little. A single drop every 15 seconds or so. Yet, over time a leaky faucet will waste thousands of gallons of water. The little things in life add up, especially in our relationship with God. With so much to do every day, it’s easy to start leaking....

The Rights Revolution

Over the centuries, hundreds of millions of people have been taken advantage of, persecuted, and oppressed. In some cases, they have received worse treatment than animals. As individuals, these human beings had few or no rights in the eyes of those who ruled over...

The Right Reason

A lot of harsh words have been exchanged between Christians and those who follow a more secular view of life over the subject of sexuality. While followers of Jesus have pointed out the very negative consequences of an “anything goes” view of sex, non-religious people...

Numb

It’s a strange experience when a hand or foot goes numb. We’re so used to feelings that we have a hard time navigating ourselves without them. I had a friend whose leg went numb after a motorcycle accident. Years later he was pinned to the ground by a tractor which...

Why Do We Always Need to Be Right?

We’ve come to the end of another week. How many heated discussions did you have with friends or family members over who was right about some very minor, unimportant issue? Surely at least one and probably more. In fact, you might even still be on bad terms with that...

Foolish or Wise?

      “Am I foolish or wise?”       An important question. A sensitive question. A highly controversial question.       Nobody wants to play the fool. Everybody wants to be known as wise. To...

Angry With God

“God, I have a right to be ticked! I have a right to some answers! You took away everything. My kids, my health, everything I loved. Why? What’s the point? What did I do to deserve this? I’ve had enough. Yes God, I’m angry with you!” If you had been a personal friend...

Grace on Display

The “Angry God” image is quite popular today among some circles of people. These folks usually point to a few Old Testament passages describing God bringing judgment on an individual or even a nation and asking, “How can you say that God is loving?” What is strange...

Are You Where God Wants You to Be?

Do you ever ask yourself that question? I think we all spend a lot of time considering where we want to be in life and very often we find ourselves dissatisfied that we aren’t where we think we should be. There may be many different reasons why we haven’t met our life...

Ignoring God

Sometimes we ignore God intentionally, but most of the time it happens because we’re so caught up in making our lives turn out according to our hopes and dreams that we just leave God out of the picture. We’re so sure our ideas of how our lives should go is spot on...