Embrace the Mess

Life is messy. People make mistakes.  People make poor choices.  People sin. The fabric of life is corrupted, interrupted, mixed and confused with messages, lies, misinformation, destructive paths, dysfunctional interactions, harmful experiences, and brokenness in indefinite variety. The tapestry of your own life is not yet complete, but already as you look over the work

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Dealing With The Downside

Your manager is looking for you to complete the project before next Friday.  Your team is behind.  You know you have a choice.  You can either choose to take the hit now or next Friday.  You think through the alternatives.  On the one hand, there are compromises you could make to deliver something workable even

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Which is Easier to Believe?

Which is easier to believe? There was a man.  Now whether this man was a good man or a bad man we do not know.  What we do know is that his body had stopped responding to his brain in a healthy fashion and so he was paralyzed.  Maybe it was ALS.  Maybe it was

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The Truth About Lies

Don’t believe everything you think.   The battle between good and evil is often lost in the simple act of allowing an unconsidered conclusion to govern your approach to a situation instead of focusing your attention on discovering God’s direction, intention, or will for your life in that moment and persisting in accomplishing it even

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Actual Mistakes

It’s one thing to be forgiven when it wasn’t actually your fault.  It’s something else entirely when you have actually caused a problem, felt the impact, and then discovered grace. “Your sins are forgiven.”- Luke 7 (NLT) The most revolutionary idea that Jesus introduced to the world during His time in Galilee was that actual

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