Month: January 2023

Choosing a Soft Heart in Worship

Some stories in the Bible have struck me as unfair, and at times I have found myself sympathizing with the “bad guy.” Take for example the parable of the three servants who received money from their master to invest while he was gone (Matthew… Continue Reading “Choosing a Soft Heart in Worship”

Choosing a Secure Confidence

It has become a beloved classic. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, although written by C.S. Lewis as a children’s story, has powerfully communicated the Gospel message to many adults as well. Aslan, a lion and a Christ figure in the story, has a… Continue Reading “Choosing a Secure Confidence”

Choosing to Just Read It!

Full disclosure: I am a recovering English teacher. It’s been many years since I stood in front of a class of middle-schoolers and attempted to convey the beauty of past participles, gerunds and the joy of diagramming a sentence. The response was almost always… Continue Reading “Choosing to Just Read It!”

Choosing to Mature God’s Way

I only have to look in the mirror to be reminded of the many birthdays I have experienced. It’s funny how my excitement and attitude toward turning another year older have changed since I was young. Birthdays used to be the happy focal point… Continue Reading “Choosing to Mature God’s Way”

Choosing From Where I Seek Help

For some reason it’s painful to admit that I’m not a handyman. Sure, I have taught myself how to fix some things around the house. But, I have also created a lot of messes. The bottom-line issue has almost always been to save money.… Continue Reading “Choosing From Where I Seek Help”