One Thing You Lack

One Thing You Lack  For many Christians, the story is a familiar one. A wealthy young man approaches Jesus and asks, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” (Mark 10:17-22) Upon Jesus reminding him of several commandments, … Continued

The Distracted Soul

Good intentions. Some say that the road to hell is paved with them. So is the winding path to spiritual anemia. Don’t almost all Christians have good intentions? Don’t we all want to draw closer to God, live out the … Continued

Is God Cruel?

Anyone who has ever read through the Bible will have come upon some deeply disturbing passages. Some of them are historical in nature—simply recording the horrible atrocities committed by one group of people against another. But there are several other … Continued

To Know Him

I remember once encouraging a friend to read the Bible. Her response?  “I read that already and didn’t get much out of it.” Been there. Done that. It’s not worth my time. Life has more important things to offer. How … Continued