Jesus answered and said, “I thank You, Father…that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed them to babes.” —Matthew 11:25We do not grow into a spiritual relationship step by step— we either have a relationship or…Read more . . . →
Integrity is the opposite of hypocrisy.
Hypocrisy. Even the thought of it makes most of us cringe.
And boy was it on display this week on the right and on the left.
For example, Harvey Weinstein was outed as a sexual harasser and an abuser of powe..Read more . . . →
As part of the family empire, I lived a life of luxury. Then doubts began to surface.
Almost 15 years ago, on a shoreline outside of Athens, Greece, I stood confident in my relationship with the Lord and my ministry trajectory. I was traveling the w..Read more . . . →
He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. —2 Corinthians 5:21Sin is a fundamental relationship— it is not wrong doing, but wrong being— it is deliberate and determined independence from God. The…Read more . . . →
“A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.” Proverbs 11:13 (NIV) You’re hanging out with friends. Sharing a meal, sharing your lives. Someone’s name comes up. Someone who isn’t there. A comment is made. “Have you seen ______?” Then another. “Well, I heard ______.” Once people realize you know the person […]Read more . . . →
“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7 (NIV) A few years ago, my son Jackson wrote a paper about the corruption and greed that caused the civil war in his native land. But Jackson wasn’t just explaining a historical event — […]Read more . . . →