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Topic: Following Jesus

Generosity Revisited

A couple of months back I shared some thoughts surrounding the topic of generosity and God’s instruction to, and enabling of, each of His people to live lives accordingly.

The Law that Gives Freedom

What comes to mind when you think of the law? Does it conjure up thoughts of perfection, wisdom, and radiance? Or do you imagine lengthy documents, unattainable restrictions, and unreasonable expectations?

Waking Up the Sun and Being Overwhelmed with Grace

Recently I had the privilege of being the recipient of something that in the past I was part of the giving. While the role reversal was slightly and initially awkward, mainly due to my pride which I needed to and did repent from, I was...

The Power of Thankfulness

If you talk to any of the life coaches out there or read books surrounding the topic of how to have a positive attitude or live a happier life, you will find one of the most repeated pieces of advice is to stay thankful and continually practice...

To Die is Gain

Recently I was talking to a friend about her husband’s health situation – how things were going at home and what they were expecting to do next.

Am I In Danger Of Complacency?

Niagara Falls is one of the most spectacular sights in the world. These waterfalls have more water flowing over them than any other around the globe. As water falls over 165 feet to the river below, it is a showing of power, beauty, and unique...

So good to be known

It feels good to be known. That feeling and desire is captured perfectly in the theme song for the TV show “Cheers” in which the lyrics say, “you wanna be where everybody knows your name.” We do, don’t we? We want to walk into a room...

Right perspective brings clarity

Perspective is a really interesting principle. It’s defined as something that “gives the right impression of height, width, depth, and position in relation to each other when viewed from a particular point.” That last part is the critical...

Loyalty—Can it be Found Anymore?

I recently asked myself a couple of questions as it relates to the concept of loyalty. The questions went something like this, "Does loyalty exist today?" and if so, "Does anyone care about it?" then came, "Should I care about it?" Interesting...

Why Do I Have to Wait?

Waiting is perhaps the single most reoccurring event in our lives and something that is a constant reminder that we are not in control. This is keenly true in our daily machinations especially those who live in a culture driven by technology...