WHO DESERVES IT?

Redemption is a challenging and messy process, not from God’s perspective, but from ours. We struggle with who we think deserves redemption and how it should be offered. This struggle is birthed and fueled by our preferred and very limited understanding of reality....
The Eagle and the Snake

The Eagle and the Snake

I watched a video of an eagle swooping down and picking up a snake with its talons. I knew the image was being used by the Lord to gain my attention. The eagle was empowered not by human zeal or strength. It was energized by God’s Spirit and the prayers of His saints....

The Last Word

It’s too easy for people of faith to become consumed with the affairs of culture and the unrighteous actions of those in positions of leadership. This unhealthy over-focus has caused some not to see a greater reality that is unfolding. It becomes especially...

The Sin of Gloating

Gloating over the misfortune of another person has become a default response by some to the sorrow experienced by those who hold opposing views. Gloating is an indicator of the sad condition of the heart of the gloater, not the person who suffered an injury because of...

The Danger of a Toothless Message

Perhaps in some ways, we have allowed our spiritual teeth to be pulled. As a result, we can succumb to only gumming soft and easily digested portions of a greater truth, some of which is uncomfortable to hear in a culture that demands an unhealthy inclusiveness, even...