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The Book of Questions

People typically think of the Bible as a book full of answers to life’s deepest questions. And, while there is truth to this, the Bible is also chock full of questions. Profound questions. Questions that probe and search us. Consider the following questions from...

Sing Your Song!

Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out. —Oliver Wendell Holmes Every year during the summer months, I look forward to once-a-year fruits like...

Making For Shore

Diogenes Allen, in his book “Temptation,” discusses the significance of the challenges and difficulties we face as Christians. He has an intriguing insight into how we should think about the slogan, “Jesus is the Answer.” There are so many difficulties in life that we...

Enoughness

“…but [the Lord] said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” So, I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.” – 2 Corinthians 10:9 Most of us are familiar with the New...

Redefining Failure

Question: What do you call a losing football coach in Texas? Answer: Unemployed. Americans, as a rule, have an uneasy relationship with failure, as seen in the many adaptations of the old proverb, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Those adaptations...

Rx for the Existential Blues

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” —Albert Schweitzer Every now and again during my student years, I felt overwhelmed with...