Increasingly I am of the liberating opinion I do not need to form an opinion on every news event.
The progressive Christian movement sees sin and error everywhere in the church, except for in themselves. It is a movement that can produce polemics but no prayer books.
I think if faced with my own death I would find it relatively easy to be comforted by the gospel of grace – salvation in the work of Jesus, it is in life where I find it hard and I fail to rest in Him and His work.
For all my love of poetry and song, I’m just now appreciating the Psalms. And I wonder if David’s brutal honesty ever caused any awkwardness for the people.
Reminder: Every pastor who is preaching against the American Dream has already achieved it. And none of them have taken up my offer to switch salaries for a year.
One of the things I’ve learned as I’ve worked in the business world for two years is that people latch onto how-to lessons well but behind that and underneath that is a longing for grace and acceptance and love.
Are my wife and I the only ones who are frustrated and mystified with the prevalence of zombie-themed everything in our culture? And among Christians also?
I find it harder to weed out the self-righteousness within my heart than any other sin. The roots are deeper.
It is easier to believe “reason is the devil’s whore” in the belly of a whale.
The evangelical church – conservative and liberal – will comment on every pop culture event the news tells us is significant. I don’t know why this bothers me as much as it does. Tail wagging the dog?
You know your not enjoying your job when the line at DMV is something to look forward to.
Grace has brought me safe thus far and grace will lead me home.