Right + Rude = Wrong. Someone mentioned that to me and it has stuck ever since. The counsel is timely, especially in circles where truth claims are criticized and those who express them, in extreme cases, are dismissed as anachronistic. But is there a way to share your convictions without being snooty or insular? HereContinue reading “5 Ways To Share Your Beliefs Without Being a Jerk”
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A 3-Step “Hack” for Examining and Enjoying Scripture
Articulating the “why” and implementing the “how” are two things. That’s why some may spit some smoove words to you, but may not actually have game. OHHHHH! But that’s a topic for another day. (Get it together, Kevin.) The more I spend time with well-intentioned Christians, especially youth and young adults, the more I realize thatContinue reading “A 3-Step “Hack” for Examining and Enjoying Scripture”
Three Things I Learnt from Fasting for 72 Hours
If you are reading this, it means that I’m dead, or am in the process of dying. I can’t take it anymore.. Need………food….. … But let’s not kid ourselves. I love food WAY too much to part with it. So I decided, instead, to participate in a cellphone/social media fast for 72 hours facilitated by theContinue reading “Three Things I Learnt from Fasting for 72 Hours”
Why Bible Reading is Difficult and What you Can Do About It.
“ It’s too boring…” “It’s too hard…” “It’s not relevant…” “I don’t get it…” “It’s too old…” And they go on. I’ve heard them, you’ve heard them. Let’s face it: Reading the Bible can sometimes be a slow death experience. Maybe it hasn’t for you. But it surely has been for me. Pastors, teachers, andContinue reading “Why Bible Reading is Difficult and What you Can Do About It.”
The Really, Great, Fantastic, News about… Guilt!
Guilt sucks. Nobody likes to feel guilty. Maybe you’re still holding on to guilt from something you’ve done in the past. Maybe you are expecting someone to feel guilty for something they did. Maybe you’re sick and tired feeling it every.single.time you choose to do “it.” No matter who you are, and what you’ve done,Continue reading “The Really, Great, Fantastic, News about… Guilt!”
Why Christians Should Not Focus On Being Like Jesus.
I’ve always wondered what the phrase “be like Jesus” meant. Does it mean to copy His appearance? If so, does that mean I had to grow a beard, sow my own clothes, and chuck my shoes for some sandals? Does it mean to imitate His personality? Then does that mean I have to swap myContinue reading “Why Christians Should Not Focus On Being Like Jesus.”
The Single Most Important Choice You Can Make RIGHT NOW to Grow in Your Relationship with God.
What’s the most important choice you can make right now to grow spiritually? If I were to tell you, you probably wouldn’t even believe it. It is so simple, so unsophisticated, so candid that you might even kick yourself for not realizing it. At least that’s what I did when I first realized it. IfContinue reading “The Single Most Important Choice You Can Make RIGHT NOW to Grow in Your Relationship with God.”