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Bible 101

Grow in God’s wisdom

“Hear this, all you peoples; listen, all who live in this world, both low and high, rich and poor alike: My mouth will speak…

Life’s Challenges

Thorns are good?

“Why did this happen to me? Why is life always such a struggle? I’m tired of the battles with myself and with everyone else….

Living My Faith

Wait—THAT’S what I look like!

When you live in the same place for a long time, it becomes your baseline for normal. Noisy planes overhead become commonplace background noise….

Living My Faith

Time pressure

You and I are busy. Time is precious. Do you ever say, “But I don’t have time!”? These are some of the things we…

Living My Faith

The first Christians loved life

The Romans, as you may have heard, did not love children. Not only did they often abort them; they also “exposed” them, meaning that…

Friends & Family

Fathers matter!

Father’s Day is a little less sentimental than Mother’s Day, and people seem more prone to laugh at Dad’s foibles than praise him for…

Living My Faith

Look for fullness

I’d like you to think about something I’m wrestling with. How do you see the Bible? Is it half empty, or is it full?…

Living My Faith

We must learn to judge like Jesus

You’ve probably heard that Jesus once said, “Do not judge, or you too will be judged” (Matthew 7:1). But what does that mean? Keep…

Living My Faith

Start with sameness

Imagine an alien invasion. I mean the kind with green skin and arriving in spaceships. I would expect earthlings to unite on the basis…

Living My Faith

Ordinary Christianity

I wonder if the devil loves extraordinary Christianity. By “extraordinary,” I mean those stories you read in Christian books about people who prayed for…

Life’s Challenges

Goodbye regret, hello change

Mid-December regret hits hard. January brims with enthusiasm and renewed determination to change. But all too often, December is the reminder that the year…

Who is God?

God came near

One of my spiritual mentors reminded me of this shift: There is a difference between faith in the outcome I am dictating to God…