We compare our monotonous, humdrum or even dark, painful moments to our friends’ highlight reels and we’re left in a hurricane of inadequacy, feeling ashamed, not enough.
If you watch how my wife and I respond when our kids fess up to something they did wrong, you might think we just watched them hit a home run. God’s this way, too. Here’s why.
Christians who want to do right can be too quick to criticize themselves. And in so doing, they can work against the change want most.
Doesn’t humility demand we accept that some things will never change? Something does, but not humility.
Sin doesn’t grant you permission to do what you want. It gives you no option but to do what it wants. And worse yet, to believe the want has come from you.
Have you ever watched a film where, right near the end, you find out a new piece of information that turns all you thought you knew about the plot and flips it on its head? I think here of The Sixth Sense, The Usual Suspects, Fight Club, Shutter Island, or The Prestige. In each, you […]