When an unfaithful husband’s* betrayal comes to light, and both he and his wife begin the process of recovery, it’s not uncommon to hear something along these lines: “I’ll do whatever is necessary to get things back to the way they were.” “I’m through with the other relationship. I don’t want to lose my wife […]
It’s cursing of a different kind, and all dressed up like a gift. It’s the curse of being Fine. A few years ago, during my yearly physical, my doctor made the comment, “Well, you’re getting older so it’s to be expected you’ll be carrying a few more pounds.” At first I just took the information […]
They seemed to sense insecurity like wolves drawn to blood.
We live in a culture addicted to relief. Whether aspirin, TV, workaholism, gossip, food, or porn, we run to relief at every turn. Why not? If we can experience relief now, why would we not take it? Because it’s ruining us. Why? Because individually and collectively we’ve elevated relief over restoration. Relief is a lessening or […]
Four tips for leaders concerned with helping those who most need their leadership.
If you struggle to pray, instead of trying to drum up more discipline, there’s a better place to start.