Good Enough

Good Enough

“But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them – yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.” 1 Corinthians 15:10 NIV  Are we good enough? Sitting with my son as he ate breakfast this...
Envy

Envy

“Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit.” 1 Corinthians 12:4   I suffer from occasional bouts of spiritual gift envy. I have always admired worship leaders. Honestly, I have always admired anyone who can sing. I do not have that gift....
How We Can Say No to Sin

How We Can Say No to Sin

Saying no to sin; something Bugs Bunny won’t help you with. I love the old Bugs Bunny cartoons, especially the ones with Yosemite Sam. There is this one episode where Bugs and Sam are about to get in a fight. Bugs Bunny drew a line in the sand. He bets...
How to Recover from Failure

How to Recover from Failure

Here’s how you can recover from failure and use it to glorify God. You shall say to them, Thus says the Lord: When men fall, do they not rise again? If one turns away, does he not return? (Jeremiah 8:4) As Christian men, sometimes we can have mixed feelings...
You’re Precious in His Sight

You’re Precious in His Sight

You’re precious in His sight. My kids have a pencil sharpener shaped like a little cow. They LOVE that thing. It is deeply precious to them. “This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through...
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