Month: July 2017
July 31, 2017
As we rehearse our vision of faith over and over, keeping it ever before us, it strengthens and sustains us, remaining intact as a source of strength during times of crisis and resistance.
July 26, 2017
God offers Elijah, and us, three specific spiritual resources: visioning, speaking, and acting.
July 24, 2017
Through all this, Bono remains rock ‘n’ roll’s most effective spiritual provocateur. He sees every stage as a pulpit and every coliseum as a cathedral.
July 19, 2017
Kingdom-esteem leads to humility, because it involves recognizing that it’s not about us, it’s about what God has done for us.
July 17, 2017
God’s blessedness is already there, and we experience it when we seek God’s kingdom.
July 12, 2017
The joy God gives isn’t tied to happenstance, chance, or change. It is deeper, more lasting, and may even have some surprising components.
July 10, 2017
That is the surprise of the Beatitudes—what appears to be a source of unhappiness, turns out to be a source of joy and blessedness.
July 5, 2017
As we seek to follow in the Jesus way, we need to recognize that more often than not, rather than being rooted in common sense, the Jesus way defies common sense.
July 3, 2017
The disciples were transformed into messengers by the presence of Jesus in real time, through the power of the Holy Spirit.