Tag: sin

  • Please, Don’t Follow Your Heart

    Please, Don’t Follow Your Heart

    I think I have heard people encouraged to follow their heart more in the last few months than ever. The message seems to come in many forms, some wrapped in Christian packaging. At times the pursuit of our desires leads to something as harmless as a career change or a new hobby. Other applications of […]

  • A Blend of Grace and Effort

    A Blend of Grace and Effort

    As humans we tend to go to extremes. The idea of tension and living in the midst of it is difficult. We are a people of “either or”, not “both”. In writings and teaching about grace and works, you often get this as well. Very few talk about the balance between the two, rather than […]

  • Tipping the Scale

    Tipping the Scale

    Today is the 3rd Anniversary of NoSuperHeroes. In honor of this, I have re-engineered the first-ever post, editing it and sprucing it up a bit. As you will see, we started with an emphasis on grace and relationship with God. Three years and 324 posts later, this is still the goal. Hope you’ve enjoyed the […]

  • Turn or Burn

    Turn or Burn

    “The Wrath of God is coming on all flesh. This world is going away! Baseball is going away!” These were the words of a “turn or burn” street preacher I heard at a recent baseball game while in the United States. As he went on, I literally had to walk away because tears were forming […]

  • How to be a Biblical Hero

    How to be a Biblical Hero

    Do you feel like you could never be a hero like those we read about in the Bible?  You hear sermon after sermon on their successes and faith, but it seems an impossible level to attain. It’s almost as if they were not real people, walking around with halos on the head. Take Abraham for example. […]