Why Are We So Hyper-Critical?

“The average Christian is the most piercingly critical individual known. Criticism is one of the ordinary activities of people, but in the spiritual realm nothing is accomplished by it.” – Oswald Chambers  Criticism. We’ve all felt the sting of it. We’ve all had opportunities to use it on others. But surely Christians are less critical…right?…

“Holier-Than-Thou”

“Judge Claude Frollo longed to purge the world of vice and sin…and he saw corruption everywhere — except within.”— Clopin, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. A regular attendee at our church used to be a chain smoker, but after several failed attempts, he successfully kicked the habit with the Lord’s help. But now this person…

Praying In A Crisis

“…The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results. Elijah was as human as we are, and yet when he prayed earnestly that no rain would fall, none fell for three and a half years! Then, when he prayed again, the sky sent down rain and the earth began to yield its…