Decisions

Matthew 6:9-13. I hate decisions. With decisions small and large, I think through every option and overanalyze the potential outcomes. I wind up paralyzed with too much information. I’ve often said, “If I only knew God’s will, this would be so easy!” Many Christians...

Loving People

Matthew 5:43-48. Some missionaries recently told me suffering is the biggest barrier faced by the people they serve. They have few possessions, they are marginalized by the government, and they don’t know how to treat each other with kindness. It is hard for them to...

Faith Working Through Love

2 Corinthians 2:1-11. I loved chemistry in high school. Depending on the day, chemistry was one part clear and present danger, and two parts awe at the universe’s perfect design. Chemistry also schooled me on what it means to “put away childish things.” On the first...

Being a Christian Isn’t Easy

2 Corinthians 4:8-11. Recently, my class discussed how the inventor of the radio was turned down by his own company when he suggested creating a radio system for home use. They said it would never catch on. Countless famous people were initially rejected and went on...

A Spot of Green

Acts 2:25-28. I’ve never been a big fan of winter. I dread the dark, cold, hazy days where the air bites a little too sharply through my jacket and summer seems a distant dream. I used to blame the clouds for hiding the sun. And, let’s not forget the trees. If only...
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