103: The Danger of If/Then Christianity

As humans, we naturally gravitate toward law—what we can do. We want to take our future into our own hands and somehow guarantee an outcome. Yet the gospel gives us a guarantee that requires no action on our part. Just belief. The beauty we experience or the terror we fight is that the gospel is …

My Word For 2021: Miss Out

My word for this year, is “miss out.” Not, “no.” Not, “say yes to the best.” Because I’ve done those things. Every week I say no to opportunities, obligations, events, requests. But it’s not enough. The last three months I have been living my dream life. My dream town. My wonderful family. My dream job. …