Pray with Joy in Mind

Pray with Joy in Mind

For over 15 years, I’ve led a monthly prayer meeting for the churches I’ve served. One of the most inspiring moments is when we ask for people to share answers to prayer. Frankly, I’m not sure why we don’t do this more, because it is always deeply encouraging. I’ve...
4 Ways Jesus is Better

4 Ways Jesus is Better

“For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” (John 1:17) The Old Testament law was a gift. But it wasn’t enough. After God delivered Israel from slavery in Egypt, leading them through the Red Sea and destroying Pharaoh and...
The Perils of Perfectionism

The Perils of Perfectionism

If we are honest, there are elements of perfectionism in all of us. The scope of the issue may not be widespread or all-encompassing. But I would guess there are particular areas of where perfectionism lingers underneath. A few examples: Overworking out of the fear of...