My body took a minor beating this weekend. I was stung by a bee, developed a fierce ingrown nose hair, and tweaked my shoulder while weightlifting. Strangely, I didn’t react to the bee sting until two days later when I woke up with swelling, redness, and a noticeable heat emanating from the sting site. On … Continue reading Unimpressive miracles
Chapter One: a hole in the whole From the opening lines of chapter one, Richard Stearns sprints out of the starting blocks and races toward the essential message of his book: the Christian faith is concerned with this life as well as the after life. God did not save us so we could passively cash … Continue reading The Hole in our Gospel Reading Program–week 3
Where was Jesus when multiple bombs exploded along this year’s Boston Marathon route, shattering loved ones’ hearts and instilling fear into an already anxious culture? Where was He ten days earlier when Pastor Rick Warren’s son took his life into his own hands? Where was He during recent tsunamis, natural disasters, and cruel expressions of … Continue reading Where was God at the Boston Marathon?
Where are you looking? It’s an important question because where we look determines what we see, and what we see determines how we feel about our lives. If we consistently look at what we don’t have our lives will be filled with discontentment, frustration, or regret. Conversely, if we intentionally look at all of the … Continue reading Do you see what you have or what you don’t have?