When the Word Strikes A Nerve

It gets under your skin and makes you shift from side to side in your soul. It’s the kind of shift you resistantly welcome. That’s how I’m feeling as unread chapter 13 of Romans. It is striking all kind of nerves. Yikes! But often this is what the word of God does. It cuts away ...

Why We Read the Not So Pretty Verses

Let’s have an honest moment, friends. How many of us love to read those Bible verses that are encouraging, uplifting, and soothing for the soul? We love to feel good and comfortable. But when it comes to the word of God that is instructive and maybe just a little bit intense and very pointed, we ...

Conquer With Good

Fight evil with good. Good matters, so fight back with goodness. It has a way of tearing down wickedness and hardheartedness. Stoop up not low. Raise up not down. As Michelle Obama once said, “They go low. We go high.” Go higher friends. Fight evil with good. Practical goodness. Let’s heap it on their heads ...