Exponential Commitment

Life Notes—October 18, 2012 “Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” Matthew 16:24There are no guarantees that becoming a follower of Jesus Christ will be easy.  In fact, many claim contemporary churches let their members off too easily regarding … Continue reading Exponential Commitment

Righteous Boredom

Life Notes—October 11, 2012  “The effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever.  My people will abide in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.”  Isaiah 32:16-18  Sometimes I act like a stimulation junkie.  It’s not enough to have the television on; often I am surfing the internet … Continue reading Righteous Boredom

A Finger Pointing at the Moon

Life Notes—October 4, 2012  “All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that everyone who belongs to God may be proficient, equipped for every good work.”  2 Timothy 3:16-17  There are several old wisdom tales from various traditions that make reference to … Continue reading A Finger Pointing at the Moon