We All Get to Choose

“You’re gonna have to serve somebody.” – Bob Dylan Every day we wake up with choices to make. Hundreds if not thousands of them. Some easy. Some hard. And we get through the day by making choices. It’s easy to forget this and play the victim. I was reminded of (reproved by?) this at a…

Praying the Gospel Over Your Life

From J.D. Greear on the Resurgence: One of the revolutionary ideas of the gospel is that we begin to do what we ought for God as we are captivated by the story of what he has done for us. Spiritual fruits do not develop in us as we focus on them; spiritual fruits come as we…

What if obedience doesn’t give me joy?

Oftentimes in the Christian life, we do not want to do something even though it is the right thing to do. It may be something that causes us to be uncomfortable or particularly humbled or work in an area of weakness. We simply do it because we know we are “obeying God,” even though it…