Christians, Protect Each Other from Busyness

All of us have complained at one time or another about being too busy. Time for spiritual, emotional, and physical health keeps getting shoved off to "one day." But busyness leads to burnout and Christ came so that we might have life and have it abundantly (Jn. 10:10).  If, therefore, Christians struggle with busyness, then … Continue reading Christians, Protect Each Other from Busyness

Christian Teachers in Public Schools: 3 Ways to Witness

Public schools may not promote a Christian worldview, but educators can still preach Christ by what they do and how they do it. Failure to Grow in Faith In my first two years of teaching I had such a strong desire to excel that I failed to grow in the most important area: my faith. … Continue reading Christian Teachers in Public Schools: 3 Ways to Witness

What Are You Getting Good At? Part 2- Getting Practical

My last post discussed the fact that we're all getting good at something.  The only question is, "Are you doing it on purpose?"  We get better at whatever we spend our time doing.  The problem is most of us spend valuable time in activities that don't move us any closer to our goals. So the … Continue reading What Are You Getting Good At? Part 2- Getting Practical

We Are Family: What African Americans Bring to Reformed Theology

Although all true Christians share a common heritage of faith, there are many branches of believers.  I inhabit a particular corner of Christianity called "Reformed."  The term comes from the historic Reformation of the 16th century and is characterized by several distinctive truths. I didn't grow up Reformed.  I had never heard of it until … Continue reading We Are Family: What African Americans Bring to Reformed Theology