It’s a question pondered by many. Even Christians. Put another way: “If God is so good and great, then why am I not happy and my life seems off-kilter?” ◊ Christians are supposed to be happy and joyful, right? And full… Read More ›
Peace that Surpasses Understanding. Really?
Many believe that a life following God is supposed to be without struggles and stress. Where is real peace? Here’s a 3-Way Peace Plan. ♦ There’s much anxiety in every productive life. Pressures to produce, to perform, to create, to earn, to… Read More ›
Seek What First?
Some people believe if we “seek God’s kingdom and righteousness” then everything will work out well. After all, God works all things out for good, right? ♦ In Matthew 6, Christ tells the crowd of people to not be anxious for… Read More ›
What’s Your Motivation? What’s Your Driver?
We’re all driven by something. That motivator deep inside of us that moves us to run, hide, push, or even let go. There’s a myriad of circumstances, values, idols and emotions that can drive one’s life. Sometimes we’re not even… Read More ›
So Really…Why Do Bad Things Happen?
Death, poverty, suffering, evil, war. Set-backs, trials, accidents, tragedies. If God is so good, why does He allow bad things to happen? Does He control this world? Does He even care? ♦ An innocent 9 year-old girl is plowed into by a 240 pound errant… Read More ›
Fathers Love and Wound Best
Sometimes significant past damage has been done to otherwise full functioning individuals who cannot even themselves recognize the depth and impact of their wounded heart. ♦ If there is a recurring theme in Christianity it’s that “we are all sinners.” Yes,… Read More ›
A Brilliant Disguise?
And he said, ‘I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid myself.’ We’ve been covering up ever since. ♦ Adam falls like a rock. He not only disobeys a direct order (eat freely… Read More ›
Living at 80%
A full surrender of all things of this world to Christ and His ways will yield a life lived rich, abundant, right and sweet. ♦ Many of us live lives of perpetual motions of our own making and blind adherence. It’s where… Read More ›