Mighty Beyond Money

Most of us instinctively aspire for greatness. We want to do well and leave a positive impact. However, it's quite easy to run in directions that may not make the most impactful imprints we ultimately desire. For what makes someone truly mighty? Is it how much they accumulate for themselves? Is it what they drive, …

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God Playing Favorites?

  Occasionally, someone will innocently ask me if I have a favorite child. Initially, I had a hard time understanding this question. For each of my children challenge me, bless me and fulfill me in various and different ways. Granted, sometimes, one is easier than the other to discipline, correct and/or instruct, but I honestly have …

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Advancing The Line

When under attack, defenders are required to hold and advance the line in order to prevent defeat. However, it can be difficult to defend a position we don't know, understand, or possess. In the spiritual battleground, we see this lack of clarity result in folding to compromise, constituency and/or cultural demands. Thus, we abandon the …

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Missing Out From Holding Out

At times, other Christians may say things like, "I'm just not where 'they' are in my faith". Or, "I will never be where 'they' are in my faith". My immediate thought is always, "Why not"? For none of us are superior in any way. For example, history proves how self-serving I'm capable of being. Therefore, …

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“But I’m Not Worthy”

The Saturday Night Live skit, Wayne's World immortalized the saying, "We're not worthy". However, I must admit, I occassionally feel the same sentiment in my Christian walk. For example, there are times before I'm about to teach Bible study class, I feel incapable and unworthy to do so. Thankfully, I know these thoughts aren't from …

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