Setting goals is a good practice. Goals strip away the layers of the unimportant to reveal our core passions. Goals focus our attention. Goals give us inspiring visions of the future. So why can't we meet our goals? I've had several conversations with friends who once had fantastic goals, but when I caught up with … Continue reading Why We Can’t Meet Our Goals
While Christianity asserts many hard truths, one of them is harder to believe than all the rest. The truth that we don't earn our salvation but only receive it by faith is a lifelong struggle for even the most celebrated saints. Faith Counted as Righteousness Abraham is one of the most revered patriarchs in Jewish … Continue reading The Hardest Truth to Believe about Christianity
Over the past several weeks God has blindsided me with blessings. What strikes me, though, is not the blessings themselves. What is remarkable is that these blessings came in spite of my planning and not because of it. I have been obsessing about writing a "life plan" for this year. I wanted to have … Continue reading Do You Trust Your Plans More Than Your Provider?