The path to the Promised Land was crooked

“Why is it that when I try so hard to walk in freedom and do what the Lord says is right, my life seems worse than before?”  A very important observation and question that came up during a session. The young lady continued: “I am really tempted to...

Wants and Needs

Wants and Needs. We often use the two words interchangeably, yet they are so totally different. Take the story of Mary and Martha found in Luke 10:38-42. Jesus is traveling with His disciples and in the village of Bethany a woman named Martha opens her home to the...

God is not a big fan of “crazy busy”

Sunday I shared a Labor Day sermon from Psalm 127 in which the Lord, through the words of the Psalmist, addresses our tendency to be “crazy busy.” Verses 1-2 are enough to get us going: “Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless...
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