Bookshelves, podcasts, social media feeds and sadly even many church pulpits are all about motivating people to live their best lives now. The main message? Seek personal success and happiness above all else. And in the Christian arena, it is packaged up as the very thing God wants for you. But is that true? Is … Continue reading Don’t be a “goat”!
[Love] is not rude, it is not self-seeking - 1 Corinthians 13:5 Being rude is so much more than just not using your manners or budging to the front of the line. The Greek word used here is more about a way of life. A character trait that describes a person that couldn't care less … Continue reading It’s not about me
These days society focuses an awful lot on "self". Self-help. Self-confidence. Self-improvement. Self-indulgence. We are programming entire generations to believe that the world revolves around them. And this sort of self-centeredness is completely contrary to what Jesus taught and exemplified. Jesus told us to turn from our selfish ways. (Luke 9:23) He spent his entire … Continue reading Self-not