The Hypocrite

The Hypocrite

Hypocrisy was a big deal to Jesus. I mean in a bad way. Toward the end of his ministry he said this: “Woe to you, scribes, and Pharisees, hypocrites” (Matthew 23:13). “Woe to you, scribes, and Pharisees, hypocrites” (Matthew 23:14). “Woe to you, scribes, and Pharisees, hypocrites” (Matthew 23:15). “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, […]

Reviving Crushed Dreams

Reviving Crushed Dreams

Between childhood and adulthood something harmful happens.  The world, at some point, crushes our childhood capacity to dream we can make a difference in the world. When I turned ten I realized I would never be a big-league baseball player–this is an acceptance of reality. But the world (a system that leaves God out, 1 […]

Seize the Moment

Seize the Moment

Procrastinators focus on problems. The diligent focus on solutions. There is an element of dishonesty in procrastination. When we procrastinate, we lie to ourselves to avoid work, instead of facing the facts. We lack the integrity to admit we would rather delay action then expend energy. We aren’t mature enough to recognize that the cause […]

The key to success or failure

The key to success or failure

Consider these truths that come from a single  principle: You reap only if you sow. You reap only what you sow. You reap after you sow. You reap more than you sow. All of this flows from the law of the harvest: “You always reap what you sow” (Galatians 6:7). Throughout the day we sow […]

The Greatest Easter Ever

The Greatest Easter Ever

There are 57 days until Easter. If you read the Jesus Story for less than ten minutes a day you’ll experience the entire life of Christ in chronological order and reach the resurrection on Easter Day. Only 300 copies of this limited edition copy of the Jesus Story remain. I’ve discounted them from $35 to […]