All I Want is Peace
Peace should never be the end goal for the believer, but a result of a goal. Look at Jesus as an example: the founder and perfecter of our faith who for the joy set before him endured the cross (Heb. 12:2). The goal was obedience and glory to God the Father. The result was glory, honor, joy, and peace.
If Paul Has Not Arrived . . .
A faith that has no growth will not do.
We Need More Worship Wars, Not Fewer
Self-denying humility ought to show up in the way we worship together.
Hijacked by the Gospel
I have been laid hold of. I've been apprehended. I was writing my own life story, and it was a tragedy despite my own best efforts. But my life story got hijacked by the good news.
Kill Your Jesus Talisman
Jesus is no talisman. Crucify "Jesus as key to your personal achievement" and he will stay dead. But the real Jesus achieves a victory greater and far superior to any wish-dream of any man.