Why Too Little is Almost Always Better Than Too Much

Why Too Little is Almost Always Better Than Too Much

Too little is almost always better than too much. My children probably didn’t appreciate me mentioning it so much, but from time to time I would remind them of this. That saying was not in harmony with the “Zeitgeist,” the spirit of the age, in which we were living...

When Churches Forget What it Means to be Sent

“Missional” is a bit of a buzzword these days in Christian thinking circles, as churches struggle with what it means to be “the church” in the 21st century. For sure, Christ wasn’t mincing words when he spoke the Great Commission just...

Greed: The Sin You Think Doesn’t Affect You

Few people think they are prone to greed. That was the result of an anecdotal I conducted recently as I was preparing a sermon on this topic. Folks admitted to anger, envy and gluttony, but no one confessed a problem with greed. A few attributed greed to others, but...

Fighting Against the Temptation of the Grocery Cart

Among the most familiar wheeled vehicles that clutter up our world is the grocery cart. These utilitarian mobile baskets have a massive influence on our lifestyle, health, shopping habits and financial outlays. Consider: if we shopped with ordinary baskets we...