Tag Archives: serving others

Don’t See the Irony

Occasionally people on social media will try to pressure me into sharing a particular post that they are passionate about. Their position basically boils down to this: You can’t really hate cancer, or love Jesus, etc. unless you pass along … Continue reading

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The Best Cure

After giving a lecture on mental health, psychiatrist Karl Menninger fielded questions from the audience. “What advice would you give a person who felt a nervous breakdown coming on?” someone asked. Dr. Menninger replied, “Lock up your house, go across … Continue reading

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After the Mountaintop Experience

Jesus and some of his disciples were coming down from a mountain where they had just had an amazing experience. Jesus had been transfigured before their very eyes, and they had seen him in all of his spectacular glory (Matthew … Continue reading

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Able to Serve

John 13 tells the well-known story of the time Jesus washed the feet of his disciples. Here Jesus taught his followers a lesson on the importance of humble service. How was Jesus able to get his mind off of his … Continue reading

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Strict Training

Paul the apostle must have been a big sports fan. He liked to use examples from athletics to show how we should live for God. In 1 Corinthians 9:25, he writes, “Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict … Continue reading

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Stay Fresh

I was standing in a checkout line recently when a display caught my eye. It was trying to entice me to buy a small package of doughnuts.  The advertising slogan read, “Made Fresh”. I suppose that statement was true. Is it … Continue reading

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