Posts tagged “Culture”
Thinking the worst
Every year there are government elections of one sort or another, and they always leave me a little worn out. Between the ads, the…
Stop talking about “right” and “wrong.” Nobody is listening anymore.
The previous generation seemed to believe in a “right” and a “wrong.” They had clear categories of moral behavior and immoral behavior. Some things were…
When church hurts
Church at its best is magnificent: the Word is taught in its truth and purity, ideas about worship and ministry are freely exchanged, leaders…
Be Different in the Age of Outrage Compilation
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Where Does Your Validation Come From?
In a world where it’s normal to seek validation to prove how good we are, we can be different instead by following this example.
Measure Your Impact by Being Personal
It’s normal to think that the bigger the platform, the bigger the influence. Be different. Be like Jesus.
An ode to the guy from the bathroom
I wish you would’ve met Charles. I assumed it was going to be a normal airport bathroom stop, squeezing my carry-on into the stall…
Be Slow to Speak, Quick to Listen
It’s normal to want to change people’s minds and behaviors. But instead, look for opportunities to spend time with people the way Jesus did.
Staying Calm When Others Freak Out
While everyone else freaks out about today’s contentious issues, here’s why you can remain calm.
Called to Be Different
It can be exhausting these days to try to have a civil conversation over disagreements. But that’s also why it’s a golden opportunity for Christians to be different.
Victory in the courts
“Instead, they were longing for a better country—a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared…
Is It Okay to Be Spiritual but Not Religious?
Have you been wounded by the church?