Honest Consideration Embraces Inconvenience

Treating each other the way we would treat Christ comes at a cost - the cost of our money, or our energy, or our time. And it should. [Click title to read more.]

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Why Our Culture Undervalues Sacrifice

When I talk about undervaluing sacrifice, I'm talking about how we undervalue everyday sacrifice: the 90% of moments that involve giving up something not-so-big for something that not everyone agrees is really important. [Click title to read more.]

God’s Economy

God's economy seems antithetical to the modern age we live in. I and most people I know would run back to get the sheaf of forgotten wheat, would linger to make sure we hadn't left anything behind. And if we found any scraps on the ground we'd ask Pinterest how to use them to make centerpieces. To us, this sort of act seems sensible, and yet it runs directly opposite the commands of God. Leave the leftovers, He commands. They're not for you to use. [Read more...]