Tag: grace

  • Loving the Stranger

    While rounding a corner on a run in the United States the other day, I came across a Muslim women clad in a headdress and robes. I could see her cower off the sidewalk a bit as this white, American man came plodding her way in middle America. You could sense her apprehension and read […]

  • What’s Your Goal?

    Our human self-sufficiency is never more evident than at the beginning of the calendar year with our New Year’s Resolutions. Goals are great, but so often we set about those goals in a self-reliant, try harder kind of way. As Christians, many of these goals are linked to spiritual growth, such as wanting to read […]

  • The End of Me

    “Finish the sentence, “Jesus became real when….” Often our walk with the Lord is relegated to an afterthought when life is good. It takes a tragedy, a bad medical prognosis, or news of an impending crisis to force us to our knees. It is precisely during those times when Jesus becomes a more realized presence […]

  • Top Books in 2015

    I review a lot of books on this blog and many others influence the posts I write. In fact, my best books of the year are always some of the most read posts. Just in time for the holidays and those needing gift ideas, I will give you my… Top Books in 2015 which I have […]

  • It’s Not What You Think – Jefferson Bethke

    I had read and enjoyed Jefferson Bethke’s book [amazon_link id=”B00C4ZCZFM” target=”_blank” ]Jesus > Religion: Why He Is So Much Better Than Trying Harder, Doing More, and Being Good Enough[/amazon_link]. When I was given a chance to review his new book, [amazon_link id=”B00WDJSWVK” target=”_blank” ]It’s Not What You Think: Why Christianity Is About So Much More […]