Inefficient Gospel

I envy individuals who are talked about as strong people.  Often it is used to talk about individuals who are in the midst of stress, personal struggles, or crisis, and are able to navigate it with grace, and a relatively level head.  I want to be one of those strong people.  This was not a […]

Mission Starts at Home

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. Acts 1:8   This verse may be one of the most popular verses that churches and pastors refer to in messages, vision statements, and as a […]

Pain Tolerance

I just saw another commercial for a summer TV series called “Extreme Weight Loss” (I know an original title).  As you scroll through the listing of what people are watching, there are lots of shows based on the concept of transformation.  Transforming our bodies, our marriages, our relationships, our kitchens and our yards.  Each of […]

Be Real Pt.3

“If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. 16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’ 17 If they still refuse to […]