What Would Jesus Do?

“For God called you to do good, even if it means suffering, just as Christ suffered[a] for you. He is your example, and you must follow in his steps. He never sinned, nor ever deceived anyone. He did not retaliate when he was insulted, nor threaten revenge when he suffered. He left his case in the…

Are We Paying Attention?

“For God is not unjust. He will not forget how hard you have worked for him and how you have shown your love to him by caring for other believers, as you still do.” – Hebrews 6:10.   I don’t think we would want our attention spans measured. The results would be disappointing, because our…

Be Humble

“Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too.” – Philippians 2:3-4.  If humility is defined, in Paul’s terms, as “thinking of others as more important than yourself” then humility would appear…

Has Christianity Become Irrelevant?

“May we be the kind of good faith Christians who shape the future by asking the right questions and then confronting what is wrong, clarifying what is confused, celebrating what is good, and creating what the world is missing.” ― David Kinnaman, Good Faith: Being a Christian When Society Thinks You’re Irrelevant and Extreme David…

Mission Possible

“So he left Judea and returned to Galilee. He had to go through Samaria on the way.” – John 4:3-4.  This is a powerful verse that many people read through without giving it much thought. Jesus left Judea and departed again for Galilee. This direct route from Judea to Galilee was about 70 miles or…