Entitled people are never grateful

Watch out for entitlement. It’s the day before Thanksgiving and I’m thinking about that Samaritan leper healed by Jesus. Remember the story? Ten outcasts get healed, and only one comes back to say thanks. It’s a strange story. Then Jesus said, “Were not ten cleansed? Where are the nine? Was no one found to returnContinue reading “Entitled people are never grateful”

‘Twas the night before Elections

‘Twas the night before elections… And I can’t shake the words of Abraham Lincoln. “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.” Should we have such a concern? There is a parallel thought in the book of Joshua. Commander JoshuaContinue reading “‘Twas the night before Elections”

How is a Christian to vote? -part 2

Tell us who to vote for. Wouldn’t that be easy. But I’m not trying to use discipleship to do an election; I’m trying to use an election to do discipleship. It’s not that this election doesn’t matter. It does. But not as much as making disciples. I write for our little tribe of Jesus-followers to reconsider ourContinue reading “How is a Christian to vote? -part 2”