Archive for November 2018

Don’t Keep Looking Back

Imagine for a moment that you are a professional golfer. You have made your way to the Masters for the first time. Going in to the last day of the tournament you are tied for the lead. That evening, you decide to watch every video of a major putt that you missed as a professional.…

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Sensory Pollution

Noise and visual pollution fill our lives. The endless droning of noise bombards our ears while our eyes are forced to contend with unending visual stimulation. With this cacophony of a hyper-sensory onslaught, is it any wonder that so many people struggle to hear the voice of God or see His face in their everyday…

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Unrelenting Thorns

I am convinced that every one of us has some flaw or annoying characteristic that persists, frustrates, annoys, and ultimately aggravates the heck out of us. When these flaws are recurring sins in our life, they can also make us feel weak and ashamed. Our interior battle to overcome these “thorns” can leave us exhausted.…

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The Kingdom of God: Is It Now Or Later?

Today’s title begs the question: Is the kingdom of God now, or will the kingdom come at a later time? The simple answer is yes/both. Each time we pray the Lord’s Prayer we say the words: “Thy Kingdom Come.” But wait a minute, in the New Testament it also says: “The Kingdom of God is…

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