Accountability

Circumspect stewardship

My wife and I were playing Scrabble with the kids over the holidays. As the game progressed, my son kept grumbling about the quality of his tiles. He kept wishing for tiles he didn’t have and blaming his poor scores on the lack of those tiles. I couldn’t tell him off for complaining because I …

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A contender’s adversaries

I wrote previously about the necessity of contending for transformation. I highlighted that while God meets and saves us where we are, His intention isn’t for us to remain the same. He desires that we become like Jesus in character and experience [Romans 8:29]. This happens when our minds are transformed. Only then can we …

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Not another scandal!

I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of hearing about the moral failures of Christian leaders. It seems like barely a month passes without some news of sexual or financial misconduct involving a Christian leader. There was a time heresy was the scandal, but sadly we rarely care about that today. It seems moral …

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Are you a faithful messenger?

Picture the scene: Galilee is buzzing; Jesus had just miraculously fed over 5000 people with five barley loaves and two fish. Unsurprisingly, the next day, many people go looking for Jesus again. Upon finding Him, He points out to the crowd that they are seeking Him because they ate their fill the previous day [John …

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A Good Friday Reflection

I have heard people argue “…I am a good person; I don’t need God”. This is the same as saying, “I am righteous enough on my own”. I suspect this is because we are comparing ourselves with the people around us. The thieves, rapists, murderers and so on. I can understand why someone who has …

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