Churches are too cautious. People who won’t change can’t grow, because growth cannot occur without something being done differently than it was before. Churches that won’t
Category: Personal Growth
Spontaneity and Spiritual Growth
My family went for a period of about 2-3 months when we played Scrabble all the time. Many evenings when homework was done, we would
Questioning Forward: What Gives You Life?
People are like plants. We grow best when we are close to what gives us life. When it comes to sunlight, the scientific term is heliotropic.
You can’t really know you love God until you feel like he’s wounded you. That’s my understanding, anyway. There is a significance to the name
Would-Be Disciples, Beware!
If I ever make it to Greece, one of the places I most want to go is to the Monasteries of Meteora. This is a
The Path Between
Most life paths are best traveled in moderation. There are two sides of any road into which one can tumble by means of “too much”
Taming the Elephant: The Value of Meekness
I don’t think too many people in the spotlight these days will have to worry about anyone accusing them of being rational. With the news
Why is it that we as human beings are so determined to have idols? It surprised me what an active interest I took in the
Promoting Our Children’s Spiritual Health
Everyone has plenty of opinions on what it means to raise up a child in the way that he or she should go. But when
If you could go back to the first century, to Joppa, there on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea, perhaps you could find a woman
Where there is upgrowth, something noticeable has happened. To speak of the upgrowth of national trends or economics is to speak of something readily observable