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January 27, 2019

Disaster Maps

Unlike Facebook’s Disaster Maps, which rightly assume that hurricanes and earthquakes are forces of nature beyond our control, there are some human disasters Christ’s church can and should directly address in the form of social action. In fact, Christians spearheaded many of the great social-reform movements over the past centuries. The Spirit of the Lord […]

December 9, 2018

The God Who Completes

Recognizing the unfinished nature of our practice of faith should help us to expect spiritual progress as we continue to seek God’s will. Going on to perfection is not a DIY project. God helps us. Most of all, we should be hopeful. As each of us remains a faithful disciple committed to following Jesus, “the […]

October 7, 2018

Unhappy Servants

This parable forces us to ask: What if we saw our jobs not as something to be endured, but as part of our vocation as followers of Jesus? What if we spent every day, not comparing ourselves to others, but doing all in our power to lift others up? Jesus calls us to be part […]

September 2, 2018

Can A Christian Be Lazy?

Can A Christian Be Lazy?

Christians are not lazy people. Christians are hard workers. And you get this, not by hacking into your brains, but by hacking into your hearts where the Word of God lives in you, and the love of Christ grows in you, and the Holy Spirit encourages you to reach out to share the hope that […]