Life consists of cycles of remembering and forgetting, and I, like you, still forget far too often, every time I get anxious or feel like a victim. And in that forgetting, my view is clouded once more until I remember who I am and surrender who I am not.
So many Christians today see a system in which they cannot measure up and so they feel unworthy. The church seems to have failed them. They have found the promises made from the pulpit to be suspect if not empty, and they are leaving in droves. Leaders are left to scratch their heads while secretly […]
If there is one elephant in the room among most of us who call ourselves Christian, it is that what we think and say we believe and what we actually experience are all too often two, radically different realities.
This is Ted Dekker’s exploration of his faith journey. You can feel the pain in so many pages as he searches for what he knows Jesus can be.
Tell your child, your spouse, or your employee that he or she is stupid or dumb at a certain thing, has no gift for it, and is doing it all wrong, and you have destroyed almost every incentive to try to improve. But use the opposite technique -be liberal with your encouragement, make the thing […]
Keep in mind that a habit of faith is never ending. You’ll never wake up and say, “I’ve officially conquered this whole ‘following God’ thing.” Instead, you’ll need to keep stretching, growing, and progressing until your time on earth is complete.