Reclaim Your Time

Pay careful attention, then, to how you live—not as unwise people but as wise— making the most of the time, because the days are evil. —Ephesians 5:15-16 Every day we make decisions about what to prioritize.  To be fair, it’s a constant challenge to pause in the busyness of our lives and reflect on whatContinue reading “Reclaim Your Time”

We Really Need This Christmas

So, it’s been a rough year. Maybe not in actuality worse than others, but as a nation, we are reeling. Our news feeds have been filled with constant crises- conflict between ethnic groups, an embattled and shocking election, a string of deadly and destructive hurricanes, an avalanche of high profile sexual assault accusations, more embattledContinue reading “We Really Need This Christmas”

Does God Need the Pope’s Protection?

Pope Francis has suggested revising the statement in the Lord’s Prayer from Matthew 6:13 from “lead us not into temptation,” to “do not let us fall into temptation.” This is exactly what French Roman Catholics have recently decided to do, changing the wording from et ne nous soumets pas à la tentation (“and subject usContinue reading “Does God Need the Pope’s Protection?”

Hiding Sin Never Works

There is no darkness, no deep darkness, where evildoers can hide. -Job 34:22 Hiding Sin Never Works One of Satan’s greatest lies is that we can successfully hide sin.  We are painfully realizing this as a nation.  The recent avalanche of sexual assault allegations has shocked us, despite the fact that our culture has virtuallyContinue reading “Hiding Sin Never Works”

Why You Should Care About the Reformation

October 31st is Reformation Day–the day we celebrate a movement that “began” in 1517 when the now famous German monk/theology professor Martin Luther challenged the preaching of indulgences. This is an overly simplistic historical understanding of what happened, but it gets the main point across. In truth, scores of men and women contributed to theContinue reading “Why You Should Care About the Reformation”