It seems to me that the majority of Christians in North America today have bought into the “christmas” of our broader culture. The real problem for me is all the “stuff” we do to celebrate “christmas” that gets in the way of truly celebrating Christmas.
In Matthew 24, Jesus is admonishing his disciples to be prepared, to have their eyes and ears open, to be watching for Christ’s coming. It might seem silly to picture Jesus as a scoutmaster, but perhaps that isn’t a bad analogy?
When I think about busyness and reflect on whether my life is getting out of rhythm, I really start to wonder being "busy for the Kingdom" is perhaps harmful. "Doing a little more for Jesus" might mean our rhythm of life is off.
Moses’s whole life seems to be one season of waiting after another—waiting, and trusting that God will act in His own way and in His own time
What if we re-imagined education so that failing was not a disaster, but part of the process? What if we started to think that way in our own lives as well?
Words of encouragement to teachers as they return back to school for another academic year.