“If I must be silent about these things, then I’m not free … I would rather die than to be so fearful that I never lived.”
– Gianna Jessen (abortion survivor and advocate for life)
By design, human beings search for meaning in life. When we attempt to create our own meaning or identity outside of God’s vision of human life, we end up creating massive problems individually and culturally. However, when we ground our identity in God’s design as His image-bearers, we see human flourishing. We experience unity in the diversity of individual image-bearers as one race – the human race.
The number one thing missing in our culture is LEADERSHIP. What should a leader do first? When we discuss great leaders who did great things, we tend to focus on the character qualities and accomplishments of great leaders without noticing the first duty of a leader.
Cowardice has no place in the life of the Christian or Christ’s Church. Throughout scripture, God repeatedly calls his servants, his people to be courageous – courage is contagious.
In the shadows before history, the Great King launched into his song and with every word, great things came forth. Majestic light shown all about. Stars, planets, and moons moved with grace upon the sky as spheres riding on the waves of music.
While the secular world has its own vision of GRIT, I think True GRIT is rooted in who we are called to be as Christians.
As I sit in my office, I am surrounded by music that connects with the old raver, the old man – the DJ. I see it all through new redeemed eyes and a new heart. Within every sleeve lies not just a slice of vinyl but a piece of music – a story – connecting to something beyond itself.
There is a powerful movement within the church in America that has taken captive many well-meaning Christians. Let’s unpack woke Christianity
Two of the best disciplines we can adopt are detachment and reflection in order to gain perspective and make plans going forward.
You and I can learn a lot from a campfire. Because of the gift nature of creation, even a campfire has meaning and significance beyond itself.