A mentor once suggested to me an interesting way to find your calling. He said, "Identify the weed that keeps growing back in your life." Or, in other words, find those passions, desires, giftings, etc. that just won't go away no matter … [Read more...] about How to Find Your Calling
Archives for January 2012
The pain and suffering we experience in this world is at times overwhelming. It has caused many people to question the existence of God. Tim Keller (2008) summarizes one such argument made by philosopher J. L. Mackie in this way: “If … [Read more...] about Does Senseless Evil Disprove A Good God?
As I have worked diligently for approval from various circles of people, I have often caught myself with this quote from Nathaniel Hawthorne: "It is a good lesson - though it may often be a hard one - for a man who has dreamed of … [Read more...] about A Great Reminder from a Great Writer
In a world of sitting and watching, this video reminds me that we were really made to move. If you have a few minutes, take a look. You'll be glad you did. Then, if you have a few more minutes, let's talk. What interests me about this … [Read more...] about Made to Move
Ted Kluck (2008) offers a very honest and surprising reflection at the close of a book filled with research, analysis, and argumentation: "It occurs to me, coming to the end of this text, that we’ve no doubt left out a great deal. There … [Read more...] about Argument Weary
Pastor and writer Tullian Tchividjian reminds us we must preach the gospel to ourselves as an ongoing part of our Christian life. Tchividijian (2012) summarizes the gospel this way: "If God has saved you--if he's given you the faith … [Read more...] about Preach the Gospel to Yourself