Image by succo from Pixabay Evangelizing the lost can be discouraging. The sheer number of people who are walking around without Jesus is immense. It reminds me of the parable of the starfish in which thousands of starfish wash up onto the shore after a storm and lay dying in the hot sun. But saving the lost isn’t… Continue reading 3 Reasons We Can’t Stop Trying to Save The Lost
Image by J. Howell from Pixabay There probably aren’t too many American adults who have never played the game Monopoly. In fact, people from all over the world have experienced hours of fun (and in some cases friction) rolling dice, buying properties, and generally trying to bankrupt their closest friends and family members. But if you have ever… Continue reading Christian Deception & Monopoly “House Rules”
Many years ago when I was newly married, my husband taught me a lesson about the dishwasher that can be applied to the Christian life. It seems that on that particular day, I had wanted to clear all of the dishes out of the sink. I filled the dishwasher to capacity and then some, cramming… Continue reading It’s Not the Machine That Makes Us Clean
Some Christian butterflies are still lamenting their former lives as caterpillar.
The extremes are never good. We need to focus on the middle, very narrow way.
Striving for Awards I love cooking shows, and Top Chef is my absolute favorite. It's a cooking contest in which every episode chefs are given challenges to complete in a certain amount of time. When the timer goes off, winners are given rewards, losers are on the chopping block, and one contestant goes home. One… Continue reading Vanity of Vanities: Filling Our God-Shaped Holes