There is no place for hollow, pie crust followers of Christ.
The Lord had one of the most counterintuitive recruitment programs of all time. As great as the need was, you would think He would take anyone who was willing. But it was the need that made Jesus so particular.
Have you ever been to a restaurant and tried something that was so good you just had to tell your friends about it? The problem is that when you did, your words just could not fully convey the experience. Finally, you said: “You have to try it for yourself and you’ll see!” The Psalmist was … Continue reading Taste and See
When Jesus answered the disciples' question about who would be greatest in His kingdom, His answer probably surprised them all.
My middle daughter used to play for the university soccer team. In the four years she was there, her team won the national championship three times. (I like to say it was because of her, but actually it was a team effort.) That team loved their coach. I’ll call him “Coach C.” Coach C. demanded … Continue reading Two Kinds of Bosses