And he told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. 17 He thought to himself, ‘What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.’ 18 “Then he said, ‘This is what I’ll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and… Read More
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Lent • Day 17
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. 5Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:4,5 This is what the Lord says:“The people who survive the sword will find favor in the wilderness; I will come to give rest to Israel.” 3 The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying:“I have… Read More
What is biblical equality?
Scholars now believe that 80% of Christians living in Jerusalem in Paul’s day were “poor.” Not poor like I was in college, surviving on Ramen and Kool-Aid. Biblically poor: they didn’t have daily bread. Paul’s plan to care for them was to ask Corinthian Christians, who had more than their… Read More
Happy Giving Tuesday!
Happy Giving Tuesday! Hungover from gluttony Thursday and consumerism Friday? Pop a little antacid of generosity. To get you started, here are a few folks my family and I give to regularly (and one we’re trying out this year). I’d love to answer any questions you have about these wonderful… Read More
Lent Day 33 – Childlike
Luke 18:16-17 But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” Children… Read More
The college student smart enough to succeed at several majors. The retiree who could do a hundred things with the next thirty years of his life. The businessman with a zillion 401K options. Me standing before fifty varieties of spaghetti sauce at the grocery store. The woman at a conference hearing appeals from a dozen non-profits and just causes. Choice paralysis. View Post