Posts tagged “Purpose”
The devil divides
Usually crisis brings people together. I remember speaking with a distant relative who fought in WWII. He said that during the war, the whole…
Cancel culture. A few years ago, I didn’t even know those words could be combined in a way that would make sense. Now, I…
Hope for America
We’re nearly halfway through the year 2020, and what a year it’s been! We’re still dealing with huge implications of a global pandemic that’s…
Social media, smartphones, and our spiritual health
2007 changed everything. In 2007 Facebook left college campuses and broke out into the rest of the world. In 2007 Twitter became its own…
Time for a renovation
I drove by a strip club today. Well, a former strip club. This place of business closed down and went up for sale after…
How to switch from reacting to preventing suicide
I met her at the airport. Within a few minutes, the woman told me, “I’ve been at two funerals in the past two months—and…
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.
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.