In 2 Corinthians 5:7, Paul spells out a basic principle of how to live and move as a Christ-follower: “For we live by faith, not by sight.”
Over the years, I’ve noticed a few basic characteristics of people who walk by sight and not by faith. When you walk by sight, you’ll find yourself saying one
When we moved from California to Atlanta, GA, there were things I had to adjust to … southern accents, sweet tea, and banana pudding. I quickly discovered you could say the meanest thing about a person as long as you added “Bless their heart …” somewhere to the sentence.
“Billy is the dumbest kid I know,
Rags to riches. Come-from-behind wins. The underdog who succeeds. Who doesn’t love stories like these?
Yet I know for every rags-to-riches story there is one that goes from riches-to-rags. A come-from-behind victory means someone who was in the lead ended up defeated. And not every underdog succeeds.
I’m drawn to stories like these because I want to
In conversations over the past several weeks, I’ve discovered a recurring thread. Maybe it’s God trying to get my attention. He does that from time to time.
The thread I’ve noticed is actually a theme or a principle. To put it in simple terms, there are times when less is more.
If you cook much,
With all of the advances in technology, in many ways we are exponentially more productive.
We can read our email while making our morning coffee.
We can respond to calls while we walk to lunch.
We can carry dozens of electronic books with us anywhere we go.
Our smart phones keep us connected to