Just Say No

Over the past few months, I've learned how to say no. The kicker is that it's saying no to good things. Why? Priorities. I am bad about burning myself out. Stretching myself too thin. Like Martha, it's easy to get too busy working for God that you forget to walk with God. This means I have … Continue reading Just Say No

What Is “Thoughtful” Christianity?

At the start of the year, I began categorizing a lot of posts under Thoughtful Christianity. What do I mean by it? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines thoughtful as careful reserved thinking. Dictionary.com defines it as careful, heedful or mindful. How is this different from intellectual? Because it's not solely a mental pursuit driven by reasoning and curiosity. … Continue reading What Is “Thoughtful” Christianity?

Why Does The World Need Jesus?

“On hearing this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ [ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Matthew 9: 12-13 That was Jesus’s response to the question about why he was … Continue reading Why Does The World Need Jesus?

We Read The Bible, Others Read The Christian

“There are five Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, and the Christian, but most people never read the first four.” Rodney “Gypsy” Smith, 19th Century Evangelist Gospel Power We can all admit to the power of the Gospel proclaimed, read, and lived. With a simple sermon, I watched Billy Graham bring a football stadium full of … Continue reading We Read The Bible, Others Read The Christian