The dangers of the ‘prosperity gospel’

Some people think that if you believe in God, your life will always prosper in a very material way. You’ll always have success, abundance, a plump bank account, a clean bill of health, clear skies, and a lack of hardship. This thinking comes in a variety of forms, sometimes called the “prosperity gospel.” But it’s … Continue reading The dangers of the ‘prosperity gospel’

Our job. (And it isn’t measuring up to others)

Yesterday we talked about the fact that, as a follower of Jesus, when you’re guaranteed important eternal things you worry less about unimportant temporary things. Compared to the gift of eternity and a relationship with Almighty God, how big your house is, how many gadgets you have, and how popular you are, start to look … Continue reading Our job. (And it isn’t measuring up to others)