Short-circuiting processes is what our fast-paced world is all about. We’ve seen delivery times cut down to the same day; a full meal able to be microwaved and on the table in five minutes. Most of this short-circuiting isn’t bad, but what happens when we use the same tactics on our time in the Word? Continue reading “Resist The Temptation To Take Shortcuts In Bible Study”
Is fire a good or bad thing?
Well, that depends.
Is it limited fire? Continue reading “Limitations Offer Us Freedom”
David Mathis recently wrote for Desiring God,
“When we lose our wonder, we are prone to wander. The better we know the Old Testament, the more we will stand in awe of Jesus.”
I don’t like being misunderstood or mischaracterized.
I don’t like being given labels that don’t belong to me.
I don’t like wrong assumptions about who I am.
And, when these things occur, I definitely don’t like it when I can’t correct them.
Yet, all of the above are increasingly occurring in my life. Continue reading “God Knows Even When They Don’t”
Do you ever stop halfway through the day just to discover that an avalanche of emotions has been burying you? Continue reading “Your Emotions Are A Thermometer, So Check Your Temp”
As culture screams at us to work harder, sleep less, and accomplish more, Jefferson Bethke has a very simple response: “To hell with this.”
He’s not being flippant. He means it so literally that he wrote a book about it: To Hell With The Hustle: Reclaiming Your Life in an Overworked, Overspent, and Overconnected World. Continue reading “To Hell With The Hustle: What Weary Souls Need To Hear”
George Whitefield, for all his faults and sins, was a man who understood the necessity of a glorified Jesus for humanity. He once proclaimed:
“Let my name be forgotten, let me be trodden under the feet of all men, if Jesus may thereby be glorified.” Continue reading “Humanity Needs Jesus’ Glory, Not Yours”