Blog: No Longer Lukewarm

Analogies

Proverbs 4:23: Paint the Yellow Lines of Your Heart

Photo by Raban Haaijk on Unsplash The high school where I teach is huge. With 204 teachers, two buildings, and over 3,300 students, it’s bigger than some small towns. The parking lot is also large to accommodate both staff and upper-class students who have their own cars. As I pulled into the parking lot this past week, I… Continue reading Proverbs 4:23: Paint the Yellow Lines of Your Heart

Closer Look at Scripture

Exodus Is a Type of Salvation: A Lesson in Responsibility

When Moses led the children of Israel out of the bondage of Egypt and into the Promised Land, this was a type. Yes, it really happened and had implications on its own as an event, but – like everything from Genesis to Revelation – it also pointed to Jesus. Exodus was a type of salvation.… Continue reading Exodus Is a Type of Salvation: A Lesson in Responsibility

Analogies

When Christians Face the “Marshmallow Test”

In the 1970’s, Stanford University conducted a research project involving four-year-old children, marshmallows, and the idea of delayed gratification. The results of the experiment were later shown to be indicators of how successful those same individuals would be when they grew up. Recently it occurred to me that God has His own version of the… Continue reading When Christians Face the “Marshmallow Test”