Recently I was talking to someone who told me he was an atheist. “I’m just too rational to believe in God,” he said. “That’s interesting,” I replied. “I’m a really rational person too. That’s why I believe in God.” I felt it was important to say because there’s a myth out there that reason is … Continue reading Are faith and reason opposites?
Trolls continually post negative comments online. If you want to pump some positivity into the drab that can be the internet, read on.
"Trolls" used to refer to burly creatures under bridges. Now it also means an online instigator. Here's how to handle them.
Yesterday I said that life was unpredictable and short, and that all of us are one heartbeat away from meeting our Maker. (Not to be morbid, but it’s true!) Because of that, getting right with God is our number 1 job. But today, I’d like to talk about something else along the same vein: Prioritizing … Continue reading Prioritizing key relationships
All of us are one heartbeat from meeting our Maker. So this is the #1 thing you need to figure out, especially in this world of distraction.
Every September I’m reminded of the fact that it’s New Year’s. You’re right. There are no fireworks or midnight countdowns—just work schedules, school bags, and hockey practice. But I think September is the REAL New Year’s. It’s when we get back to the routines that will shape the next 12 months of our lives. So, … Continue reading Then your schedule makes you
Craig Groeschel's 78-year old grandmother was living alone when she had a stroke and fell in her bathroom. She was paralyzed. And alone. For three days. On a cold, hard bathroom floor. A neighbour eventually checked in on her and called an ambulance. For the next 6 months she was under the constant care of … Continue reading “When I was in pain”
Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard about some massive destruction happening in our world right now. Fires in British Columbia Tropical storm Harvey in the southern U.S. Flooding in Bangladesh, India and Nepal And most recently, Hurricane Irma as it slams the Caribbean, and possibly heads toward Florida There are many reasons to … Continue reading “God with skin on”
Potential employees of the government need to answer a series of questions before they can be hired. One of the questions that used to be asked was this: “Do you think you are a special agent of God?” As you can imagine, it was designed to weed out potential “crazies” from the civil service. I … Continue reading Special Agent… You?
Hi everyone! I’m just getting back from vacation. It was so satisfying to spend time with God, my family, friends, a dozen campfires, and (many) books. It’s time for the kids to go back to school, and for me to get back to some routine, pastoring Westminster, and bringing the “Up!” devotional to you five days … Continue reading The moments you’ll never get back