I’m in the middle of reading Lone Survivor, and the author’s spent a decent amount of time explaining that Navy SEALs don’t ever give up. They always think they can win, they can make it out. There’s no quit in them, no matter how bad it gets. For someone like me whose “struggles” are much… Read More →
I believe in the sun even when it’s not shining. I believe in love even when I don’t feel it. I believe in God even when He is silent.
A local church plant is having a pancake breakfast soon, and they’ve come up with an awesome incentive to bring a guest: you get bacon only if you don’t come alone. Which got me thinking: how totally appropriate is bacon for church? Bacon is the perfect illustration of redemption. Being a pork product, it was… Read More →
The TV show “Lie to Me” is about a guy who is a genius at reading body language. His basic (and stated) premise is that “body language never lies,” unlike a person’s words which can’t be trusted. The show goes deeper than simply trying to determine whether someone is lying, though. The real drama of… Read More →
Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.
So as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience… – Col. 3:12 This is the Gospel, and the ground and source and motivation for all the good things we do: God chose us, saved us, sent His Son to die for… Read More →
Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
Man’s search for meaning is the primary motivation in his life and not a “secondary rationalization” of instinctual drives. – Viktor E. Frankl. Man’s Search for Meaning After we graduate from the semi-reality of college, most of us trade our enthusiastic idealism for a job, a spouse, kids, and a mortgage (John Hodge put it… Read More →