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Slave to Normal

We are sheep following a shepherd named normal. Wait, that’s not very Christian of me. The Lord is my shepherd.  He leads me beside still waters. Because of my shepherd, I fear no evil. As long everything seems normal. Lord, I will follow where you lead as long as it’s normal. Please don’t call me [...]

Everything to Everyone

“To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all men so that by all possible means I might save some.” 1 Corinthians 9:22 Paul is trying to show the Corinthian people that his behavior is motivated by evangelism. He believed that he had the authority (rights) and [...]

Jesus is for Losers

When I see a vinyl sign staked in someone’s front yard promoting a church cause or declaring a revolution, I can’t help but to wonder how Jesus would have spent that money.  I bet Jesus would have used that $10 to buy a stranger a cup of coffee and maybe a bagel.  I bet Jesus [...]

Who Wants Oatmeal Every Day?

“The orphanage is only getting two meals a day.” “The kids are going to be hungry.”   “These kids are so strong and never complain.”   We see commercials with celebrities encouraging us to sponsor a child from the comfort of our couches – the opportunity feed, clothe, and educate a child.  The Armstrongs, as [...]